July 05, 2020 5 min read

Autumn is just around the corner and "back to school" is already on the minds of many parents and teachers! Everyone wants the kids to hit the ground running academically this school year, so this blog post offers some tips for teachers and parents to retrain their brains.

AN YEARLY CHALLENGE

The first few days of school are always chaotic for teachers, students, and the whole family because everyone shifts their mindset from summer break to classwork. This not only happens in the class but also daily home routine.

Back 2 school must-know tips for Parents

Parents should be the first guides, mentors and coaches before any back to school time for their kids. . Be the coach. Be the teacher. Be the guide. Parents!

Here are six thingsparents should know To help ease back-to-school butterflies, especially to vulnerable kids. It’s calleda school-night routine andneeds to be donea few weeks before school starts.

1. Sleep patterns.

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First thing parents need to do is setting a reasonable bedtime so that kids will be rested and ready to learn in the morning. The best time to start the new routine is seven to ten days before the back to school day so the kids can reach the peak performance during the first class period and keep it until the bell rings to go home. Some students get used to going to bed late and sleeping late in the summertime and parents may face the "Mom, it's my last weekend before school, why can't I stay up late?"

2. Reset eating habits

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The perfect time for resetting a new eating habits is -10 days before school begins.

A healthy breakfast makes kids more alert and maintains a high level of energy in school until lunch.

The routines would include breakfast, snack, lunch, snack and after-school snack prior to homework.

3. Exercise the brain

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Summertime is not the time for reading and writing but you should encourage your children to do that at least 7-10 days prior to the first day of school. This is an essential warm up activity because kids’ brains stagnate for three months without reading and counting anything. The worse is some math skills might easily erode over the summer. So you can spend each evening with kids to review the previous year's math basics before they go to the next level.

4. Set academic goals

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Establishing well-defined goals with corresponding strategies and tactics for reaching them is one of the hallmarks of a champion.

5. Set a Home routine

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Establishing a daily routine is a good way to become one’s best self. If you let your children do this, they can take this habit into their adult life.

Lists of activity that your kids will do during the school year might include academics, sports, family activities, dances, playing video games, watching television, social media, homework, extracurricular participation and friends. So ask and help the children to identify below questions

Which does top the list of priorities?

When is homework to be finished?

When can I watch my favorite TV shows?

How often can I go hang out with friends?

How about the cell phone using time at night?

All these need to be placed in your student's schedule before the school year!

6. Prepare what to wear, bring, and eat at school

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Below is a checklist of school things parents need to prepare:

School dress code, things that students can’t wear.

A safe backpack (teach them not to overload the backpack and keep themsafely at school

Necessary school supplies (set of pens, pencils, binders)

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Essential stuff (check this list to find which need to buy)

Backpack

Eraser

Pencil crayons or markers

Scissors

Glue stick

Pencils/Pens

Pencil case

Pencil sharpener

Binder

Loose leaf paper

Calculator

Reusable water bottle   

Notebook and an exercise book   

Math set

Other amazing ideas

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Tidy table

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Back 2 school canvas bag

Back 2 School Gifts - Small but important

Parents use back-to-school gifts as a stress buster, but rather, as a pronouncement of support. It’s a great way to show your kids you value their education because by giving your kids a back-to-school gift, you're telling them education is essential and worth celebrating

Personalized back 2 school backpacks, sports bags, water bottles and more will give kids a sense of identity, and make it easy to find lost items!

Here is some suggestions from Family Panda top collection of unique and funny back to school gifts for kids to lessen their back-to-school pain


Personalized My First Grade Ready Youth Shirt

Personalized Kid's Name Hello Kindergarten Youth Shirt

More amazing designs for kids

Tips for teachers

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One of the biggest back-to-school fears of kids is “How is my new teacher, will I like her/him?”

Breaking the ice early on is one of the best ways to calm everyone's fears and the teachersplay the important role in this.

They've actually likely been in school mode for several weeks to prepare their classrooms, plan some welcome back to school events, lessons for the first days of school and even do-it-yourself gifts to make the transition easy and stress-free for their students

Experienced teachers know if they slouch in the beginning of the school year, then they will be making up for it for the rest of the school year.

Must-do things

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Make sure important papers, like a syllabus and parent letter, are copied and ready to go

Write information on the board before students arrive so attention can be given to the class

Be ready to start and end class on time, paying close attention to schedules

Show excitement and friendliness, inviting students into the warm environment of learning


Bonus things to create great impression

But does this strategy really help, or does it only create extra strain on an already stretched-thin wallet?

A new school year is upon us and you could use some great ideas for helping your students feel welcome back to school!

Back 2 school activities

Team-building activities are the best ice-breaker and become more and more essential now. They help set routines, tone for future learning and help learners feel at ease. Why not try one?

The following list ofBack 2 school activities for teachers to ensure that your students have a great first day of school.

The worst-case scenario survival game

Divide the class into several teams (each team has from 5-7 students)

Put students into a scenario such as stranded on a deserted island or getting lost at sea. Students need to work together and solve problems to ensure everyone to survive. You might ask them to come up with a list of 10 must-have items that would help them most. Encourage them to vote — everyone must agree to the final solution.

Skills required: Communication, problem-solving

Candy Basket Get-to-Know-You

Teacher will pass around a basket full of candy and tell the kids to take as much as they want. Once they're done, students have to share one fact about themselves for each piece of candy they took! This suitable for grade 1-5

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