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The Homework Conundrum

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 06.19.2015 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

To many parents, homework seems as much a part of schooling as lunchroom cafeterias. But does it really make a difference?

Homework: A Time for Independence

Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff, | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff,

Parents have many educational issues to deal with once their children are in a school. One of the biggest concerns and frustrations for parents and children alike is homework. Children have to get it done and parents have to manage it.

Maryland Elementary School Nixes Homework

Posted 09.07.2012 | Education

Instead of assigning homework, teachers at Gaithersburg Elementary School in Maryland are asking students to spend 30 minutes a night reading, Fox 5 r...

10 Back to School Tips for Parents of Tweens

Marcy Winograd | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
Marcy Winograd

The key question to ask yourself as a parent is "How can I empower my tween?"

Reconsidering Homework

Vicki Abeles | Posted 08.19.2012 | Education
Vicki Abeles

Homework -- how much, for whom, and to what end -- has long been a focus of discussion and concern among parents, teachers and PTA associations across the country.

Homework: Winning the Learning Battle, Losing the Learning War

Pamela J. Stubbart | Posted 04.15.2012 | Education
Pamela J. Stubbart

While tempting, prioritizing the pursuit of short-term educational progress -- such as by assigning lots of homework -- rather than long-term goals is a tradeoff we should hesitate to make.

Navigating Homework Hell: Understanding Why Some Kids Hate Schoolwork

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Sollerh

In this, Part 3 of our series, let's take a look at how students may be viewing the nightly assignments that most schools require of them.

The Dancing Parent: Navigating Homework Hell, Part 1

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Sollerh

Let's look a little deeper into the two general responses parents often face when confronting their child who hasn't done their work: falling apart and belligerence.

Navigating Homework Hell, Part 1: How To Manage An Assignment-Averse Child

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Sollerh

For parents, homework can be a nightly tango into hell, turning family time into a frustrating fight.