Homework and Studying Article Archive
Practical tips on how to help your child get his homework done and end power struggles over studying and homework time.
- Setting Goals for Student SuccessExpert ideas for helping your kids develop good habits and be successful students.
- When Motivation Levels Differ: Motivating Your Kids Without Comparing ThemIn many families, one child is self-motivated and directed while the other is not. How should parents help the unmotivated child without drawing comparisons to the independent, self-starting sibling?
- For Students, Parents, and Families, There Are 26 Top Apps for ThatWhether it’s keeping track of school assignments, remembering your kids’ allowances, or avoiding doubles on the grocery list, new software applications abound.
- Boys and Girls Learn DifferentlyWhen it comes to academics, they don’t tend to approach things the same way.
- End Homework HasslesIf homework time is always a headache, these strategies will make life easier for your child—and you.
- Help Your Child Reduce Test StressIt’s normal for kids to worry about tests, but worrying too much can be bad for kids and their grades. Here’s how to tell if your child has text anxiety and what you can do about it.
- Homework: Why It MattersHomework can be a hassle, but it’s not just busywork. Here’s what you should know about your child’s homework and how to take the “ugh!” out of study time.
- Understanding Grades and GradingHow you react to grades can affect your child’s success in school. It’s important to know what they represent—and what they don’t.
- Parent-Teacher Conference and Homework: Let's Talk!The parent-teacher conference is a great opportunity to discuss homework—and your "homework philosophy"—with the teacher.
- School and the Internet: What You Should KnowHow students are using the Internet at school, and precautions you should take at home.
Helping With Homework
- 7 Simple Homework TipsA little organization and a positive outlook go a long way toward ending homework hassles.
- Less Homework StressTake the whine out of homework time with these expert tips.
- Homework: How Much Should You Help?Strategies to make homework time easier for both you and your child, including when—and how—to lend a hand.
- A Homework System for ADHD StudentsConsistent routines provide the homework help children with ADHD and learning disabilities need.
- Help Middle Schoolers Manage Their HomeworkMiddle school students have a lot of homework assignments to keep track of. Here’s how to help your child stay on top of that work without a fight.
- Don’t Allow Your Child to Make Excuses for Missing HomeworkKids make lots of excuses for not doing homework.
- You Don’t Have to Know All The Answers to Help Your TeenBy middle school, you probably won’t know all the answers to your kids’ homework questions.
- How Can You Help When You Don’t Know the Subject?Not knowing the subject a child is studying shouldn’t keep parents from lending a helping hand.
- Chewing Gum Can Help Some Teens Read at a Faster PaceSome students don’t complete their homework because they read too slowly.
- Help Your Child Do Homework IndependentlyBy middle school, children should be able to do most of their homework on their own.
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