Educators: Get parents engaged with interactive homework assignments

When parents are interested and actively involved in their child’s homework assignments, that child is more likely to complete the assignments, and also to complete them successfully. Interactive homework assignments offer a great opportunity for parents to get involved.   Following are some research-based findings about interactive homework. When you make such assignments: Provide opportunities[…]

Parents: Team up with your child’s teachers

Homework struggles shouldn’t lead to discipline struggles at home. If your child feels frustrated and overwhelmed at homework time, it’s time for teamwork! You and your child’s teachers have the same goal—academic success for your child. So here’s what to do: Make an appointment with the teacher. Identify the problem. The teacher spends hours with[…]