By Lisa Smalls

Maintaining productivity throughout a school year can be a challenge for most students, parents, and teachers. But a child who lacks motivation halfway through the year isn’t being lazy as much as partaking in human nature. For anyone, the longer we do something, the more likely we will lack motivation. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t find ways to keep your student motivated. From breaking up the day to providing incentives and challenges, students can become re-motivated to last the entire school year.

 Here are five ways to help keep your student productive through the entire school year.

 Set achievable goals

It’s natural for people to set goals and that’s a good thing. However, especially younger people, set lofty goals and often unsustainable ones. For parents and teachers, setting goals according to your child’s strengths or needs is more sustainable than setting goals compared to other...