Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Provide your child with the tools for success  Make sure that your child has a place to study that’s quiet, well-lit, and comfortable.  Provide your child with the necessary school supplies (notebooks, folders, calculator, etc.).  If your school doesn’t provide student planners or agendas, purchase one so that your child can keep track of his/her assignments, tests, and activities. Help your child be better organized  Encourage your child to put handouts and assignments in the appropriate folders, and to keep his/her backpack and locker neat and clean.  Show your child how to break large assignments down into smaller, more manageable parts.  Encourage your child to get everything ready for the next day before going to bed. Make a contract If your child’s grades are suffering because of poor attendance, incomplete homework, or lack of effort, make a contract with your child. A contract can help you improve your child’s effort and behavior through the use of rewards and consequences. If there is a problem If your child is having a problem with a class, contact the teacher. If he/she is having a problem with several classes or with school in general, contact your child’s counselor. Help Your Child Succeed