Parenting is a tricky business…
It goes without saying that parenting is tricky. Parents are tasked with guiding their children through so many of life’s processes, challenges, and important choices. This is all happening “on the clock” as the eventuality of adulthood looms ahead.
One of the critical areas for children’s development is education. At some point, a child’s education, for better or worse, becomes truly and totally his to utilize as a foundation for his future. So, it makes sense that the combination of parents guidance/parental support and appropriate self-sufficiency occur along the way.
In this blog post are some tips of parents guidance toward child’s educational independence.
|Grade Levels||Milestone||Guidance (With your enthusiasm, support, and praise along the way. 😊)|
|K-2||Independent selection of and engagement|
in appropriate reading materials to instill a
love for and a habit of reading at an early
|3-5||Independent selection of and engagement in writing to instill a love for and a habit of writing at an early age.|
|6-8||Good time management|
|9-12||Good academic management|
Children who experience the supportive and enduring guidance with their educational independence can reap great rewards in adulthood in their academic, personal, and professional lives. This time of gently nudging them “out of the nest” will be well worth it.