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Homework Tips

5 Ways to Study Better

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Set up these helpful study habits early on, so that your child develops a healthy relationship with homework and studying for school.

The Powerful Habit That Helps Kids With Homework

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 10.12.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

Many wonderful parents across the United States were kind enough to open their doors to me so that I could observe their family routines while writing case studies for my forthcoming book, The Learning Habit.

8 Easy Homework Tips for All Parents

Barbara Levy | Posted 03.09.2014 | Parents
Barbara Levy

Whether you are at the office or home with the kids, I'm betting you struggle with the homework question. How do we, as parents, get our children to study and learn, setting them up for future success?

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.

Homework: New Research Suggests It May Be an Unnecessary Evil

Alfie Kohn | Posted 01.25.2013 | Education
Alfie Kohn

Those open to evidence have been presented this Fall with yet another finding that fails to find any meaningful benefit even when the study is set up to give homework every benefit of the doubt.

My Son Thinks Homework Is Optional

Posted 11.08.2011 | Parents

Dear Susan, How can I make my 11-year-old see that homework is not optional? Threats don't work, nor does deprivation of a favorite toy or privil...

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.