Realise that knowledge is power and the key to success.
Studies are as important as watching TV and playing.
Be organised so that both work and play go hand in hand.
Gather details about different courses so that you have
a wide choice of careers.
Choose a course you are comfortable in, not one that
might bring in more money!
Never dismiss outright the views and suggestions of elders.
Never be disheartened by setbacks. Remember they are
stepping stones to success and life always gives you a second
do you cope with exam pressure?
In every household, the period from January to March witnesses
stress time. No parties, late evenings or outings. What is the
reason for this? Well, it's exam time! Children and parents
are stressed out.
One wonders about what causes stress in parents when it is actually
the child who is appearing for his or her exams.
Listed below are some of the causes of
stress in parents:
Parents' high expectations from their children.
Poor disciplining, leading to poor study habits in children.
Discrepancy between the ability of the child and parental
Exam phobia and other anxiety symptoms in the child.
TIPS FOR TEACHERS
For building writing
skills in students just do the following:
Brainstorming: Make students think over topics
and talk about their topics, collect relevant information
and ideas from others. Tell them to organize the idea and
then allow them to speak about their chosen topic.
Composing: Students must compose the story first
Revising: Make them read again what they
have written, allow responses from teachers, other students,
parents and others. Teachers should give feedback and give
ideas on how they can improve the write up.
Editing: Check spellings, grammar, punctuation.
Make sure the write-up by the student is legible.
Cover all Subjects: Allow students to select topics
from all the subjects.
Realise that all children are gifted. The areas they
excel in may vary from student to student.
Don't ignore extra-curricular talents. They might
lead to great careers too!
The way a student is brought up is what shapes the
When a student misbehaves constantly, try and find reasons
Never insult students, and particularly so in front of
Consider your students' views and suggestions.
Take care of your students' emotional growth, which
is often neglected.