You’ve probably heard before that students who embrace regular routines are more successful, organized and effective. Studies prove this to be true as well. Here is what some of the research says about the positive impact that routines at home can have on children’s school performance—drawing on studies recently completed:
At Huntington Learning Center, our experience echoes these findings—we see every day that students are more organized and capable of achieving their goals when they know what to expect at home and in the classroom. Routines help children build independence, teaching them to set small goals and complete tasks. Through our work with thousands of children, we have found that:
Most parents know from experience that routines are a good thing, but the great news is that educational researchers and teachers alike agree. Continue to work on creating and upholding reliable routines for homework, study time and daily tasks and you’ll notice that your child is a more organized, efficient and happy student.
Huntington Learning Center drew from the article, “Family Routines and Rituals” in Infants & Young Children, Vol. 20, No. 4, for this article.
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