According to the researchers, differences in language skills between children explained around 50 per cent of the effect of family background on children's achievement in the first year of school.
The findings suggest skills learned in instrumental music transfer very broadly to the students' learning in school.
Carried out by researchers from the University of Bamberg, Germany, the new study set out to clarify whether social media does in fact have a negative impact on school grades, looking at 59 studies that included more than 30,000 young people worldwide.
Exam time can be really taxing for students as well as their parents.
Physical fitness improves functioning and reading processes of the child.
Do you want to improve your boy's poor academic performance?
When it comes to performing better at the workplace or on the academic front, showing some â€œintellectual arroganceâ€ and not â€œintellectual humilityâ€ will help you get better visibility and treatment.
Researchers also found that pupils doing an extra hour of daily homework and reading performed significantly better than their peers.
Poor academic performance coupled with mental stress and parental pressure has taken away the lives of 12 students this year.
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