Set a schedule
While this can be flexible, it's a good idea to
a set time when students do their homework. Many
students need a little time to unwind after school
before tackling their homework, but doing it too close
to bed time may be difficult due to fatigue. Find
what works best for your child.
home study center for your child
few distractions. Doing homework in front of the
television is typically not a good idea. A
dictionary, paper, pens, etc., should also be readily
when your child is doing homework
, so that you can
answer questions if there is confusion. If possible,
it is better for you to be in another room, so you are
easily accessible and yet not a distraction.
Don't do the
homework for your child
. While help is
encouraged, I don't expect perfect work all the time.
Seeing the pattern of errors is often helpful to me.
. While students should be
to complete their own assignments, you looking over
what they've done a) keeps you informed of what your
child is studying, b) provides the sometimes necessary
reminder to complete the work, and c) shows that you
care about what your child is working on.
for his or her diligent work, as well as for
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