Sixteen years seems like a long time to spend in school. Teens often lose their motivation to keep trying and excelling. As a parent you want to know how to keep your teen motivated so they will do more than graduate. You want them to excel in school so they have the best chance at a successful life.
One way to help your teen stay motivated in school is for you to continue taking an active role in their education. They may complain to their friends about you but they inwardly enjoy having you involved.
If they’ve been struggling in one subject, show them how to set targets or goals which will bring those grades up. Can they study more effectively? Should they cut out extracurricular activities until they raise their grade? Assist them in setting specific, measureable goals and they’ll be more motivated to succeed.
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