How to motivate kids who are academically unmotivated

A child's belief system is instrumental to him or her being academically motivated, a study here found.
A child's belief system is instrumental to him or her being academically motivated, a study here found.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - When a child believes he or she is not good in his or her studies and has low self-confidence, the child is unlikely to want to work hard in school.

This may then lead to poor results and that causes a negative spiral which continues to impact his or her motivation.

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