Homework 101: An Instructional Video for Parents
Homework can be a challenge for both students and parents. It is an essential part of your child's education and parents play a key role in their learning. Completing homework does not have to be stressful when you utilize these basic homework strategies. This video will demonstrate both positive and negative examples involving each strategy.
Establish a designated time to complete homework that works for your family’s schedule; it could be right after school or after supper or any extracurricular activity. Inconsistent homework times can lead to resistance and frustration.
Create a suitable location that will be designated as the homework space in your home. This will help to develop a routine and allows you to monitor your child’s progress. Having a designated space provides an area to store homework materials.
Today’s students have more distractions than ever before which can lead to homework stress. As the parent it is your job to eliminate distractions. This will allow your child to focus making homework more productive.
Remember that homework does not have to stressful. You can always allow for some flexibility and don't be afraid to seek help from your child’s teacher.