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Homework Help

Here's a handful of articles offering expert advice to make homework less of a hassle.

All kids are affected in some way by homework struggles. From procrastination to distraction, from lack of motivation to disorganization, your child could use a helping hand. Here's a handful of articles offering expert advice to make homework less of a hassle.

Best At-Home Practices

Sidestep some of the challenges that you and your child might face with homework by creating a more homework-friendly home.
boy sitting at desk doing homework
Create a comfortable place for your child to complete her homework.
Homework tug-of-wars: Find out how to diagnose and defuse homework hassles.
Stock the tools your child needs to tackle homework.
Institute a hands-off homework policy when your child reaches middle school.
Simple steps for stress free schoolwork.
Know when to step in and when to back off.
Help your child keep his work in order and plan his tasks for studying success.
Help your child produce his best work yet with this simple process.
Help your child learn how to read for information.
Here are some important messages and reminders to give your children, to help them focus on learning, comprehension, and doing their best.
Multitasking is not always the best thing for a tween at work.
Stock up on the key tools to tackle middle school's tough homework assignments and research reports.
Fun activities like cooking and collecting teach planning, sorting, and classifying.
Motivate a disinterested child to finish schoolwork successfully.
A look at when to prioritize neat math handwriting, and when to put the focus on understanding math concepts.
Hear those magic words with a minimum of poking and prodding.

Managing Media

These tips will help transform your kids’ TV and technology time into a more useful and positive experience for the whole family.
What kids see, hear, and play shapes their development. Here's what you can do to set healthy limits.
No apps required! Who knew your phone could teach your kids so much with just its regular features?
When kids are plugged in, how much sinks in?
Here are some turn off tips that really work.

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