Lessons in Homework Help

Tuesday, September 09 at 11:35 AM
Category: Arvest News

School is back in session. And for students that means carrying home heavy backpacks filled with homework. In many households, however, that heavy load can be placed on the laps of parents who must help keep their children on task and motivated to get the work done.

So how can you make homework a little less burdensome for your child and your entire family? Here are some smart suggestions:

Get involved. Research has shown that learning is most effective when parents are involved in their children's education. So even if your child likes to tackle homework independently, make sure you take time to review their assignments.

Establish a homework routine. Is your child more attentive after school or after dinner? Depending on your child's schedule, set up a homework time each day. Stick to the schedule as much as possible.

Pick out a quiet place. If you have a home office or other quiet room in the house, encourage your child to study and do homework where there is no television or other distractions. Also, if your child has a cell phone or iPod, be sure to have them turn it off during homework periods.

Be available. If your child has questions on homework or needs assistance, be there to assist them. It's comforting for children to know they can ask for help when they need it.

Communicate with your child's teacher. If you notice your child is having extreme difficulty with homework or is spending an excessive amount of time completing homework, contact your child's teacher.

Review your child's homework. By doing so, you'll show your child you're interested in their education. You can also help identify and point out areas where they may need additional instruction.

The most important thing to remember is you are there to assist your child and not to do the work for them. After all, you've already done your share of homework as a kid.

homework help on 12/22/2014 at 10:28 AM
These suggestions are very helpful and appropriate. But I think it is also very important that you encourage you child by appreciating the little efforts they make and make them actively participate in study groups
finance homework help on 1/8/2015 at 5:43 PM
When it comes to homework help, I would say that in case your child has questions on homework and need any kind of help assistance then it's important to be there to help then as it's comforting for children to know they can ask for help when they need your help.

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