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5 Homework Tips for the Family
Even with everyone’s busy schedules these days, it is important for a family to keep homework a priority. Between soccer and ballet, playtime and family trips, it can be difficult for children to stay motivated to continue their studies; however, there are lots of things you can do to help them succeed.
Give them space: Make sure your children have a well-lit, clean and distraction free space in the house to do homework and projects. Make sure there are no TVs or computers within seeing distance!
Do not disturb: Make sure your kids have uninterrupted time to study; taking the trash out can wait for a hour or so!
Have a schedule: Your kids should start on their homework early enough in the day to finish everything before bedtime, but also leave time for breaks between subjects, especially if the weather is nice! Keeping a weekly schedule reminds them what is coming up and what needs to be completed!
Watch and learn: Supply your children with the necessary tools for their homework, make sure they are working, but don’t hover or try to help. Homework is only good for your children if they are the ones to do it!
Keep it positive: Having a positive attitude about homework, praise their successes, and always encourage! Children will learn from your positivity and will begin to adopt your attitude.