Parents of Above Average Students Are More Likely to Use Praise to Motivate their Children Academically

Above Average Students also Spend More Time on Homework and Are More Likely to Use Support Materials

Friday, July 03, 2009

Toronto, ON – Nearly nine in ten parents of a child performing at an above average level (86%) say that they tend to use praise rather than tangible rewards to motivate their child to do their homework, according to an Ipsos-Reid survey conducted on behalf of Kumon Math and Reading Centres. Parents say that the benefits of using...

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Parents of Above Average Students Are More Likely to Use Praise to Motivate their Children Academically

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