– For parents and children alike. Do read this!
“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
– John Dewey
Marks and grades are important, but they are not the only determinants of a child’s future. A child should not be labelled as “slow” if he doesn’t get a good score in math or science. Chances are his/her marks will not determine his/her success in life.
Grades have always played a very important role in a child and his parent’s life. They become the apparatus we use to judge our children. They also have a major psychological effect on a child. Good grades can boost his/her confidence while poor grades can cause self-esteem issues. It is important that the child believes that he is smart.
Education is about better knowing yourself, getting to know the world around you, and trying to figure out your place in the world. Even if he got a B or a C…
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