How to Set Your Child Up for Educational Success was written in affiliation with TestingMom.com. Affiliate links are used.
If you talk to any parent, the overarching desire of their hearts is for their child to be successful. While this can mean many things, educational success in high school in beyond is top of mind. After all, what you accomplish in high school determines what you’ll do for higher education (or not.) And, that in turn affects career paths and your adult life.
Beginning your approach to instill a lifelong love of learning is key. However, modern society also expects people to be able to show their abilities and knowledge through tests.
While we might all agree that testing is not the end-all and be-all of showing aptitude or knowledge, the tests are here to stay. Making sure kids are prepared for them and can do well has become part of the job of an involved parent.
Something I’ve seen as a homeschool mom is how challenged some exclusively homeschooled children are to take tests. Many homeschool moms (myself included) do not always take the time to emphasize the ability to take tests in a timely fashion.
In my house, it isn’t just standardized testing we rarely prepare to take. It is also the taking of tests in subject areas. (But that’s a whole different blog post!)
Using TestingMom.com to Help Set Your Child Up for Educational Success
TestingMom.com understands that setting up your child up for educational success is a parent’s most important job. Their online educational program was designed by parents (with the support of education professionals) to help other parents and their kids aged Pre-K through 8th grade develop a lifelong love of learning.
What will you find on the site?
Skill-building games that are fun for the kids to do
Challenging Learning Activities
Test Prep Materials for all 50 States
And, parents can customize each child’s program by choosing practice questions for state standard, Common Core and IQ tests, assessments required for entry into gifted and talented programs as well as testing needed for private school admissions.
Lucky for those of us on a budget, you can access 100 Free Skill Building Practice Questions for Pre-K to 8th Graders on the site. It’s a great way to get started on the road to educational success and see if this platform can help for the long term.
And if you join their program, the cost is less than the cost of one tutoring session in most markets.
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How do you help your child (or children) prepare for educational success?