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If a child studies does his homework, why fails the exam in the classroom?

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Ruchita Parat's picture
Ruchita Parat
US Hindi Foundation organizes interactive and exciting summer camps for kid

May be they are not concentrating while doing their homework. They have no interest in studies. Therefore , we should teach them in such a way that studies seems interesting and fun for them.

M_Higgs's picture

A lot of students just do their homework to get it over with and don't see it as an extended learning assignment to take seriously.

Mike Procyk's picture
Mike Procyk
Band teacher from Bowling Green, Ohio

If the student routinely does their homework and succeeds at that, yet also routinely fails the tests, then it could be any number of things. Could it be test anxiety? Are his parents helping/doing his homework for him? Are the tests accurate measures of what was covered in the homework?

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