“ BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOUR CHILD”
“An attitude is the tendency to respond positively or negatively to certain persons, objects and situations”-Berns
Parents’ attitude towards education influences their involvement in education matters. Parental involvement in education is the participation of parents in regular meaningful communication that involves student academic learning and other school activities including ensuring that parents play an integral role in assisting their children’s learning at home and at school
NEGATIVE OR POSITIVE
The parental attitude can be negative or positive.
- The negative attitude of the parents regarding education and schooling can prevent their children from getting education,with less parental support in school work, low level of motivation and poor self- esteem of children.
- Positive attitude of the parents can be beneficial to their children in many cases and can be reflected in improvement in class performance, creating interest among children to learn, and higher achievement scores in reading and writing.
Parents’ positive attitude towards child’s education is important in determining school attendance and academic achievement of the child.
NEGATIVE ATTITUDE DESTROYS FUTURE.
Negative parental attitudes massively affect pupil’s attendance and academic performance.
- Expressing displeasure regularly.
- Not enforcing boundaries
- Unrealistic Expectation
- Positive self talk
- Positive energy
- Consider your child’s strengths
During tough moments, it might seem hard to accept and love your child for who he is — especially if you didn’t feel loved or accepted when you were a child either.But make a move.
Start thinking positively, when practiced intentionally on a daily basis, can become a way of life. The benefits to your children’s self-esteem, mood, and general enjoyment of life are endless.