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By Ann Dolin Motivation. On the one hand, bad grades represent a failure. If they really understood the material, studied for the exams, and stayed organized and diligent, it would be pretty hard not to earn at least a B in most elementary, middle, and high school classes.
You've lived through 2 a. So why is the word "teenager" causing you so much worry? When you consider that the teen years are a period of intense growth, not only physically but emotionally and intellectually, it's understandable that it's a time of confusion and upheaval for many families.
My older son is headed off to college, so my parenting job for him has shrunk dramatically from full-time, to very, very part-time. My younger son is entering his final year at our small K-8 elementary school before transitioning to a much larger regional high school known for its culture of social and academic competition. Digital grade portals were designed to improve home-school communication by allowing students and parents to monitor grades and attendance throughout the year so there are no surprises at report card time. This obligation adds to the mounting anxiety students and parents feel in these districts.
Teen Parenting Syllabus. This course is intended to meet the specific needs of those young people who have given birth or are currently awaiting the birth of a child. Growth and development to age six will be emphasized while studying the specific structure of adult work and expectations with children of all ages.
A drop in school performance can be worrying for any parent; however, it is something many teens go through at some point during their education, and is often nothing to be overly concerned about. That said, it is important to ascertain the reason why, and rule out any underlying serious cause. Sometimes the cause of a dip in performance is reasonably obvious: your teen might have started a new school especially if they have moved up to high schoolhas problems with friends, is getting inadequate sleep, spends too much time participating in afterschool activities, has a busy social life, or is preoccupied with the internet.
Across the country, schools and parents are engaged in a great debate: Should kids get A's for doing their homework, being on time and all-around good behavior? Or should top marks go only to students who master the material? When Vicki Madden of New York City saw her son Sam's fifth-grade report card, she was dismayed—and more than a little confused.
Do your parents love you more when you bring home an A? Roughly 80 percent of middle schoolers and 90 percent of high schoolers at the schools she visits say their parents do indeed love them more when they get good grades. Instead, Lahey encourages parents to focus on the process of learning.
Print article. A friend who teaches English at a high performing high school in Silicon Valley recently took me out for a glass of wine to help her brainstorm a new career. After all, she adores kids and literature and seems to spend every waking moment devising new lesson plans to extract teen-friendly meaning from Robert Frost or Jane Austen. Grade grubbing.