Helping out with your child’s homework

Homework can be a daunting task for both kids and parents. It sounds pretty straight forward but ends up looking like the graphic below.


  1. Stay connected to your child’s teacher(s).
  2. Keep a regular homework time. Ensure the work space is conducive to study.
  3. Do a similar task (read, balance checkbook) in close proximity to your student to be available for questions and encouragement.
  4. Stay positive!

Worksheet: Work out study environment issues.

Contract: Homework Planning Sheet 


Homework: A Guide for Parents

Here are two Free learning resources.

Learn Zillion offers a free and growing set of Math and English Language videos and practice problems for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy empowers coaches of all kinds to better understand what their children or students are up to and how best to help them.

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