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Student Success: Help Your Child Shine at School



by Fern Feto Spring August 17, 2012 06:23 PM EST
Student Success: Help Your Child Shine at School
With the Fall Equinox rapidly approaching, students everywhere are well into a new year of classes. Though many will be excited to see old friends, make new friends and dive back into the books, others may have fears about what to expect.

You can help your child transition into the new school year by exploring the element of their Sun sign. Knowing your child’s element -- be it Water, Earth, Air, or Fire -- will provide valuable information about the type of environment they do well in, and help them make the most of the opportunities in the year ahead.

Air (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius)

Social, curious and flexible, Air-element signs thrive on interactions with others. The ability to absorb information happens best for them in groups, so look for teachers and classes that support communal learning. Traditional-style learning with desks in rows, rote-memory quizzes and lots of fact-based tests is not the best for this element. Air signs need movement and flow to thrive. Rigidity and too much structure can stifle them, dampening their innate enthusiasm for learning. Most Air signs have a natural ability to write and communicate verbally, so assignments that involve creative writing, journalism or verbal debate appeal to them.


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Fire (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius)
Fire-element folks live to move. Action is the name of their game and they have a hard time sitting still. Movement-based learning involving rhythm and drama are very effective. Fire signs can have incredible passion when inspired, so look for teachers who honor individual creativity and are good at motivating students with humor and fun. The Fire element can grow resistant and rebellious when their classes are overly authoritarian and structured. This element needs movement, freedom of self-expression and exciting challenges to thrive in school. Theater, music, sports and art are all great extracurricular activities that will help to keep their spark alive.

Water (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces)
Sensitive and emotional, Water signs do best in environments where they feel safe and protected. Since this dreamy sign may prefer daydreaming to studying, they benefit from a little structure and routine to keep them grounded. They do best with authority figures who are nurturing and caring, but good at enforcing limits. Water signs need a chance to retreat every day, so silent reading, art projects and quiet time are essential for this element to thrive in school.

Earth (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn)

Earth signs want to feel useful and effective at school. They thrive best when accomplishing goals, and do best in traditional educational environments with a clear set of rules and expectations. Assignments that are carefully graded and have clear guidelines are helpful for them. Earth signs appreciate a teacher who is organized and grounded, and who has a practical approach. They may get so involved in their schoolwork that they have little time for extracurricular activities. Gardening, business and cooking classes are all good ways for this element to have a little fun.
 
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