Practice for Life
A parent asked me recently, "How do you make sure that a child will excel in Math even if we (parents) are not really good at it?" My simple Life Tip reply was, "Practice. Practice for life."When you practice for life, the purpose is more meaningful compared to answering drills just to pass a test. They will be more motivated if they know that what they are practicing can contribute to a better future, not just a good grade.And parents, don't be daunted by your limitations. Note that the most important foundation in learning happens in the first six to seven years of life. As an adult, surely you can wing that--- teaching them the basics. The next phase is the elementary, between seven to 13 years old. You have technology and tutors to help you. If you want your child to excel in anything, …
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Publication information: Article title: Practice for Life. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: November 12, 2010. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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