|Ways to help
your Child with
Let your child know that homework is
important and valuable.
Set a regular time each day for homework,
allowing some time to unwind after school
Be sure your child has all essentials, such
as papers, books, school notebooks, and pencils.
Help your child get organized by providing
folders for papers and a calendar and/or
Have a quiet, clean, and well-lit place to
study, with a comfortable chair. Keep all
Discourage distractions, including TV,
during study time. Allow study breaks at
Be available to answer questions or help
quiz your child, but keep homework as his
or her responsibility to complete.
Spot check homework when it's completed,
but don't correct assignments unless the
teacher has asked you to.
Read any comments the teacher has made
on returned assignments.
If a homework problem arises, have your
child talk to the teacher for clarification.
Praise your child for
homework done to the best of
his or her God-given ability.