If your child told you...Mommy I promise I did do my best on this test and I know I did well.
Then the test comes with the grade and did not do very well.
What do you tell your kid I just said you must of not tried very hard to get a good grade then he says but mommy I did..(he looks very sincere) so maybe he did his very best but not good enough for the school.
I remember when I was in school I would feel the same way I always felt like I did my very best and when the grade came I did not do that good. Why is that?
Of course I did not tell him that...but what can I do to help him to feel good about hmself. It is a let down when u feel u do well and then nothing :(
Asked by Anonymous at 10:05 AM on Jan. 11, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)
Answer by Pnukey at 10:08 AM on Jan. 11, 2010
Answer by pepsigal1272 at 10:15 AM on Jan. 11, 2010
Help him study for the next exam. Create flashcards and set aside a specific study time and go over his material each night. If he continues to do poorly after you know he has studied to the max, consult the teacher.
Answer by kenzie07 at 10:19 AM on Jan. 11, 2010
Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 10:19 AM on Jan. 11, 2010
Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 10:34 AM on Jan. 11, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 12:18 PM on Jan. 11, 2010
Answer by Cafe Jenn at 1:26 PM on Jan. 11, 2010