Does this sound like your kid? I quit — this is too hard. If so, chances are you have a little slacker, and they can be frustrating. Some kids just want to cut corners, but there may be other reasons for the behavior. Here are common causes of kid slacking not to overlook. Expectations: Are expectations for your child appropriate not too hard or easy, but just right?
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I want to have an elf that spends his nights in the hot tub with Barbie or stages an all-out war with the toy dinosaurs. Day 1: Your elf arrives. Put him on the nearest shelf. Read your kids the book. Day 4: Forget to move your elf. Tell them to try harder.
'Homework, Why Bother?': What It's Like To Raise A Slacker
I n high school, she was student body president, editor of the yearbook and a straight-A student. Now she's a self-described "Grille Rat" who attends class when it doesn't interfere with catalog-shopping, mall-hopping and hangover-stopping. Some undergraduates refuse to conform to the College stereotype of over-committed overachievers. Instead they lead "alternative lifestyles," motivated more by TV Guide listings than professors' office hours. Granted, they are a minority.
Ben is using Smore newsletters to spread the word online. Get email updates from Ben :. Scism, I have so much homework. While we expect NCHS to provide a rigorous education, our teachers certainly understand that students are very involved and have a life outside of school. Though I believe the amount of homework given at NCHS is manageable, I also understand that some students still feel overwhelmed by it.