1. Just Ask. Ask
your children what they studied in class today - what they liked and what
Asking questions shows that school is important.
2. Quiet Study.
Choose a place for home study and make sure the room is quiet during that
Creating a quiet place goes a long way toward helping your children learn.
3. Regular Schedule.
Set up a certain time of day that is dedicated to homework.
Follow up with your children to be sure their homework
is complete and turned in on time.
4. Learn together.
If you want your children to read their assignments, give yourself
an assignment, too. When it's time for them to do homework, take a
break and spend a few minutes reading a book, magazine or newspaper.
5. Learn Everywhere.
Increase your children's interest in homework by connecting
school to everyday life. For instance, your childrent can learn fractions
and measurements while you prepare favorite foods together.
6. Meet Their Teachers.
Meet with your children's teachers to find out what they are
learning and discuss their progress in school.
7. Praise Helps.
Praise your children for successfully completing homework.
Nothing encourages children more than praise from their parents.