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Homework Tips

Taming the Beast of Homework

Tara Fass | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Tara Fass

Any time of year the subject of homework raises anxieties for many parents, children and those interested in public policy around education. Some que...

How to Deal with the Dreaded Homework Hassle

Pacer | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents

Some kids need time to transition back home after a long day at school. Perhaps they need to eat or burn off a little energy before doing homework. Others might be more successful doing homework immediately before other things get in the way.

5 Easy Homework Strategies in 5 Minutes

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 04.01.2015 | Education
Rebecca Jackson

Parents can give children "the right" kind of help by systematically reinforcing habits that help rather than hinder the learning process.

5 Ways To Relieve Homework Stress in 5 Minutes

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

There are some techniques parents can use that encourage learning. Parents can give children "the right" kind of help by systematically reinforcing habits that help rather than hinder the learning process.

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 privileg...

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.