Homework is an important part of a child's education; unfortunately, these daily assignments can easily become a daily hassle for families. The experts from the Research Institute for Learning and Development are here to help. As parents themselves, they understand the demands today's families face; as educators, they know what children need to succeed in school. They cover everything-from identifying a child's learning style and discovering what motivates him or her to specific tips for supporting a student with reading, writing, and math homework. You'll find suggestions for helping children organize an effective work space, develop time- management skills, manage long-term assignments, become accountable for their own work, and much more. In addition, there are chapters on preparing for tests and communicating and collaborating with teachers. A one-stop resource for helping children succeed with homework! For use with Grades 4 & Up.
Parent guide to hassle-free homework
New York : Scholastic, c2007.
160 p. ;,23 cm.
"Proven practices that work from the Research Institute for Learning and Development"--Cover.
Homework: Why? How? What?
Understanding your child's learning style
Establishing a positive emotional climate and an effective homework routine
Helping your child with reading homework
Helping your child with writing homework
Helping your child with math homework
Helping your child prepare for tests
Communicating and collaborating with your child's teachers
Resources for families.
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Statement of Responsibility:
Judith Stein ... [et al.]
Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-160) and index.
Education Parent participation.