10 Ways to Help Your Child Do Better on Tests

  1. Review the subject matter together for upcoming tests
  2. Make sure your child gets a good night’s rest before every test.
  3. Serve you child a light, healthy breakfast on test day. 
  4.  Have you child dress comfortably and arrive on school on time.
  5. Send your child off to school with words of praise and support
  6. Suggest that your child do something to relax before the test begins.
  7. Tell your child to follow directions carefully, and ask questions if something is not clear.
  8. Advise your child to do the easiest parts of the test first, then the rest.
  9. Remind your child to check over answers before turning in the test.
  10. Encourage wanting to do well, but stress that one test won’t measure all your child can do.