MONITOR DAILY PERFORMANCE
It is true that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Keep track of your child’s daily paper trail: homework, quizzes, tests, notebooks, and workbooks. Be proactive. Keep current on your child’s academic performance. Teach your child to focus on teacher remarks that appear on student paperwork. Don’t be caught off guard when the school issues mid-quarter or final reports or failure warnings. Children in grades 3-8 have on-line report cards for you to check weekly or daily. Focus on the following five practices.