Raising an independent learner – Do’s and Don’ts

by Nitin Saini Digital Marketing Expert

There is a time when your child wants to be independent and autonomous at everything that they perform. This is the time when you can tap into this innate quality and encourage them to be independent learners as well. Owing to the many benefits of being an autonomous or independent learner, it is considered as the most sought-after skill that helps your child to flourish in many areas, such as education, finances, and other fields, advice a principal at one of the top schools in Gurgaon.  

Being an independent learner begets many rewards to your child starting from thinking individually, it develops better self-concept, making unconventional discoveries to being a great researcher, employee and living a happy, and fearless life, explains a senior teacher in one of the schools from the list of best schools in Gurgaon.

Self-learning is also a boon for their future besides being an asset in their everyday life. There are indeed initial hesitations of letting go of them on their own; however, soon it will fade away. The younger your child is the easier it will be for them to overcome these initials glitches.

These are certain ‘Do’s and Don'ts’ to guide you in order to assist your child becoming an independent learner, as advised by veterans and child psychologists from top schools in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR:

  1. Give them options when it comes to study and let them prioritize the order of the subject to be studied. Don’t be too strict with the timetable. Work together with them to prepare the timetable, advice one of the most senior faculty at one of the top schools in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR.


  1. Always prepare the schedule in collaboration with them. Make them see you and learn how to allocate time to fit everything in a day’s schedule.


  1. Begin with small projects and divide the work with them to manage on their own and make them learn the ropes, advice faculties of top school form the list of best schools in Gurgaon.


  1. Curiosity drive learning, so do not turn their questions down.Let them ask as many questions as they want; however, make them find out the answers on their own. Do not give away the answers to everything they ask, explains a teacher and a child psychologist at one of the top schools in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR.


  1. Never underestimate or limit their strategies or planning in any manner, recommends a child psychologist of one of the top schools from the list of best schools in Gurgaon.


  1. Let them make mistakes and learn from it. You may advise them and direct them; however, let them take their own decisions, appreciate their courage and curiosity regardless of how trivial the task is, explains a child psychologist at one of the top schools in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR.


  1. Increase the level of their responsibility gradually and make them realize the importance of their decisions and its consequences. It will make them realize their true potential and keep them on their toes.


  1. Make them invent their own ways to study or do activities and be creative. Do not restrict them to bookish and conventional ways only. Appreciate them for their inventiveness, explains a child psychologist at one of the top schools in Gurgaon, Delhi, NCR.

It is important to analyze and recognize the individual capabilities and pace of learning of every child. It is important that you as a parent inspect their work at the end of the day, and keep a close watch during the process. In such manner, you may be able to judge if he/she has become an independent learner or need more guidance. Your help is invaluable for their bright future. All the best!

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About Nitin Saini Freshman   Digital Marketing Expert

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