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10/17/2017

Teach Your Child the Importance of Goal Setting

Learning to set goals is a great habit to develop in an academic sense as well as in life in general. It's a great idea to teach your child about this habit early on in order for them to have a successful academic career. These are some of the most important reasons your child should learn to set goals.

Measure Progress

All the goals your child sets should be measurable, meaning your child should be able to measure their progress over time. This will show them how much they've grown and how close they are getting to achieving their end goal. If things aren't working quite to plan, your child can make adjustments until they start to see the progress they want.

Learn to Manage Time

Every goal should come with a plan that ensures your child will be able to achieve said goal. This plan will help your child stay on track by giving them smaller daily, weekly, and monthly goals. By having something concrete to focus on, your child will learn to manage their time better and cut out distractions. They may even finally get rid of that pesky procrastination habit.

Accountability

When your child decides what their goals are, have them write these down and post them somewhere where they can see them daily. This will serve as a reminder of what they're working towards and keep them accountable for their actions or lack of action. It's also a good idea to consider potential challenges along the way so that your child can be better prepared. This will ensure that they take responsibility for achieving their goals instead of blaming external factors for getting in the way.

After School Tutoring in Whittier CA

Help your child reach their academic goals with tutoring in Whittier. Contact The Tutoring Center, Whittier CA at (562)699-0218 to learn more about how their tutors can help your child reach academic success.

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