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02/19/2018
There are plenty of ways to be there for your child while they do their homework without giving them the answers. Here are some tips to help your child out.

Make Homework Time Easier

Homework is a way for teachers to measure how well a child understands the subject. Not many children enjoy completing their assignments at home, but they still need to be done. As a parent, you want to see your child happy and are willing to do anything to make it so…even doing their homework for them. There are other things you can do to make their homework time easier without doing the work for them. Here are some of them. Don’t hover: Let your child finish their assignments alone. You shouldn’t hover over them trying to correct their work or answering every one of their questions (only a couple). Remember, homework allows the teacher to know how much your child is learning, and if you do it for them, the whole point is missed. Create a routine: Routines provide structure, which is very important for children. Talk to your child about choosing a time to do their homework every day and create a routine together. Perhaps they feel more comfortable completing their assignments after dinner than they do right after they get home from school. Homework space: You can prepare or help your child choose a homework nook. Their work area should have a comfortable chair, a table or desk, and proper illumination. You can also provide the materials they will need, such as pencils, erasers, and pens. Praise and encouragement: Sometimes children need to be told they’re doing a good job. Praise your child to help them boost their self-esteem and encourage them to work harder.

Homework Help in Evanston

If your child is continuously struggling with their homework assignments, it might be a sign that they need some tutoring. The Tutoring Center, Evanston IL has some excellent tutoring programs that can provide your child with that extra homework help they might need. Give them a call at (224) 210-2244 to learn about their tutoring options.

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