Learning at home is difficult unless you are setting the right expectations. Expecting children to achieve rigorous academic goals outside the predictable setting of a classroom in a school environment is a recipe for disaster. Right now a better goal is to work on personal development, which emphasizes life skills rather than academic achievement. Learning doesn’t have to be difficult and you shouldn’t have to struggle to keep your child on task as long as you are focusing on the right things. Explore capture in your own back yard, let your child learn to cook a meal for the family, or play a board game together to practice math.
Learn more about enhancing home learning from the infographic below.