MC2 STEM High School
Student and Parent Weekly Notes: 04/16/2018
OUR MISSION: INNOVATING EDUCATION TO ENGAGE & ENRICH STUDENTS
“The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed.”
MC2 STEM High School Communication
Testing, Testing, 1..2…3…
All parents want to see their student(s) perform well in school. Parents play an important part in helping their children give their best performance on a test. The ideas presented below may serve as a guideline for parents when helping their student(s) prepare for testing.
During the weeks leading up to the TEST begin to talk with your student about the importance of giving their best effort during testing. The following thoughts will help you in preparing your child for being ready to give the test his or her all.
The night before:
Help your child get to bed on time. Research shows that being well-rested helps students do better.
Help children resolve immediate arguments before going to bed.
Keep your routine as normal as possible. Upsetting natural routines may make children feel insecure.
Mention the test to show you’re interested, but don’t dwell on it.
Plan ahead to avoid conflicts on the morning of the test.
The morning of the test:
Get up early to avoid rushing. Be sure to have your child at school on time.
Have your child eat a good breakfast but not a heavy one. Research shows that students do better if they have breakfast before they take tests.
Have your child dress in something comfortab