“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
Children’s education takes precedence over everything else in most households. The pandemic has changed the face of education, and now most parents are more actively involved in their children’s education than before. That’s why, today, we will explore what parents need to know about learning—be it online or offline.
A book by Ben Springer, GPS: Good Parenting Strategies: The No-Guilt Survival Guide for Parenting During the Pandemic and Beyond, explains the key aspects of learning that parents need to know about that are based on Dr John Hattie’s research in education. Dr Hattie is a professor of education and has worked as the Director of the Melbourne Educational Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia. They are as follows:
Parents can aid their child’s learning if they know these things about learning beforehand. Parents can support their child’s learning by asking their teachers for pointers, finding ways to motivate their child, and by acknowledging the effort that the child has put into learning.
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