| Published: June 28, 2019
Participatory and Competitive Research to Improve Performance of Children: A Window to Excellence
The perspective towards education has been changing, widening its scope through literacy to self-sustaining. It has become a vital necessity for parents and teachers to capacitate children for successful and satisfactory living. They must learn to compete in a healthy manner and develop problem-solving skills. The parent-child bonding becomes crucial at this tender age. Involvement of both the parents can boost the pace of development among children. Words of appreciation and parental involvement their day-to-day activities can do wonders to develop students’ confidence level. The study was conducted on a total sample of 600 respondents. There were 200 primary respondents whose mothers (200) and fathers (200) were also included for fetching the data. The tools used included structured interviews and questionnaires to get an insight into the desired database. The study was conducted in three phases. Data were collected from students as well as their parents. Besides, pre and post evaluation in terms of academics was also taken up. For comparative purposes, the sample was divided into experimental and control groups. It was found that participation in competitive activities increases the child’s performance, self-confidence and saves children from bad effects of excessive television and mobile phones. It keeps them active, busy and engaged in positive activities. It also strengthens the parent-child bonding and develops hidden talent among the children. The enhancement of desired behavior can be observed when the children are exposed to exciting and constructive activities.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2019, Marwaha. S., Nanda. G., Sharma. J., & Sharma. S
Received: May 20, 2019; Revision Received: June 22, 2019; Accepted: June 28, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019