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Aug 28, 2017 ... Do I talk as if my teen's hobbies are a waste of time, or that they're merely a distraction from her schoolwork? Do I compare my teen with her friends, cousins or siblings? Do I overemphasise the importance of performing well in school? Do I frequently force or coerce my teen into doing schoolwork? Do I sign ...


Jul 18, 2010 ... If your child hates school it is probably not his fault, nor that of his teacher, but rather it can be evidence that his brain is functioning appropriately. ... From my perspective as a neurologist and classroom teacher, I see blank faces, "acting out ", and zoning out and know that these are not the children's choices.


Jul 10, 2012 ... I don't know what it's like to have a teen who hates school. ... If your teen hates school, encouraging them to get good grades is pointless. ... A huge motivator for me at school was my parents pointing out how un-fun it would be to spend my days working behind the check-out counter at the supermarket ...


Q. My 17-year-old son hates school. He has the ability to do better. How can I help him see that he needs to get serious about his education before it is too late ? A. Your son is not getting all he should from his high school years because he is not motivated to succeed in school. Students who succeed are motivated either  ...


My daughter is now 15 and a sophomore in high school. Ever since I can remember, she has absolutely hated school. When she was little, she would cry and not get out of the car when we approached the school. I tried to ask her why and all she could say was that she just didn't like it and that people were mean.


Apr 3, 2017 ... When my middle son was in the 4th grade, he came home from school with a note for me from his teacher. The note was a request for an immediate conference to discuss the fact that my son had turned in no classwork during the 3rd marking period. In that same backpack, on that same day, was another ...


Africa Studio/Shutterstock. With just a few minutes left before school was to start, my six-year-old, Dustin, was pouting. “I don't want to go,” he said. Ever since he'd entered first grade, he hated school. What's going on? I thought as he trudged out the door. If he hates school this much now, how bad will it be later on?


Feb 1, 2016 ... If your child is expressing signs of distress, or you feel their dislike of school is more than the "I hate homework" variety -- how should you approach the situation ? "I would suggest going and talking to the school. That would be my first step," Hyde advised. "Then I would try talking to the child, to to try and ...


You may be asking yourself one of the questions that so many parents ask me: " My 7-year-old son hates school. ... I think you have to start by figuring out why your son hates school or doesn't think it's important. In my ... In my book, The Pressured Child, I talk about children who seem to be allergic to the school environment.