As parent, we always invest in our child's academic life because we are well aware of how important it is for their future. On the other hand, our child do not always seem to share the same sentiment. We are well aware of this because the children always end up prioritizing other activities like going out with friends, watching movies and other activities over their school. Here are ways in which you can motivate your child and get the best out of school. Always stay positive with your child and make sure to have an open and respectful conversation with them. This will make you be influential to them because they will be on the same with you. Punishing and threatening will not help but instead it instill fear and a feeling of hatred This makes things worse and ineffective. Make a reward policy, one important lesson is that one is rewarded or paid after you work, like for instance they can go for the adventure they wanted if they attain a particular score in math or a particular subject. Enforcing this will help your child attain the necessary discipline if they didn't have some. Create a study structure for your child, when you realize your child is failing and the grades are dropping, then it is time to get involved. This can involve having a schedule study time for them and saying no to stuff that do not encourage them to study like video gaming.one important thing to note is that this structures are not punishment but rather a way to help them develop good study work ethics. Make a point to see the teacher, if you find your child is not performing as they ought or they are failing you need to see the teacher and know how they are performing in school and how they are doing with their assignment and school work in general. This will help you to know how to help them and what in the problem. Make a study location for them, understand your child and know what is their study techniques, are they the kind who study in quiet and lonely place or they do work well even in noisy place. This will be helpful since you will understand them and create a favorable study spot for them. Lastly break their work into manageable sizes, work together with them and decided how you will divided the work into small piece and weather the work should be done on weekly basis or daily basis or rather should be accomplished within a day or so. In conclusion for all of the above tips, you should start from a particular point this because your child may take long to adapt to this tips or even short, you need to be patient with them and this will help them in long run and you as well.