What your child needs to know when heading back to school

Posted at 2:31 PM, Jul 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-31 14:31:25-04

Back-to-school time is near!

Today, Kristen Crowley is speaking with parenting expert, Dr. Michele Borba, on how to make your child a better student.

Most importantly - what will peak our kids' success?

Dr. Borba has a few tips on how to study the right way, and how to help your child retain more information.

Plus, tools to help kids stay organized.

Dr. Borba suggests that each night before your child does homework, plan to do it in the same spot and around the same time. This is crucial to developing a good study habit. Dr. Borba also says to use note cards, writing a different task on each one. The child will then need to put the cards in order of priority. Dr. Borba suggests doing the most difficult task first, for better success.

Watch the entire video above for more helpful studying tips.