Test TakingTips for Parents
The following tips will provide suggestions forparents on how to approach test taking with
ü Makesure that your child does all their homework and reading assignments, this will
help make sure your child is prepared for the test.
ü Encourageyour child to space out their studying and homework assignments so that they
won't be forced to cram on the night before thetest.
ü Ifyou are anxious about your child's test, it's ok but try to keep cool aroundyour child,
you don't want them to get anxious about their teststoo.
ü Encourageyour child to do well but don't pressure him/her. You may stress him/her out.
It is important for your child to stay relaxed forthe test.
ü Keepa positive attitude about tests.
ü Providea quiet, well lighted area with little distractions to help your child study
ü Markdown test days on your calendar so you and your child are both aware of testing
ü Makesure that your child gets enough sleep on the night before the test.
ü Ensurethat your child eats a healthy breakfast and avoid heavy foods that may make
him/her groggy and avoid high sugar foods that maymake him/her hyper.
ü Makesure that your child gets up early enough so that he/she will be on time toschool.
ü Letyour child relax for a few hours before bedtime, it can be stressful for achild to study
ü Talkingabout the test with your child can relieve stress about test taking.
ü Ifyour child is struggling on their tests, talk to them about it and meet withtheir teacher
to find out the best way to help your child.
ü Praise/rewardyour child when they do well on a test or for their hard work preparing for
ü Encouragethem to do better if they don't do well.
ü Reviewthe test with your child after they have taken it and go over any mistakes they
have made and make sure that they understand whatthey did wrong and how they can
improvefor the next test.
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