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Top 10 Ways Parents Can Help with Homework

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Homework help, teen girl distracted by technology

Make Homework Time Tech-Free


Limit TV time. And cell phone time. And laptop time. Unless your child needs to use the computer for her homework assignment or her phone to consult with a classmate (hint: confirm that claim is true!) make your child surrender her technology to you during homework time. It's a really hard line to draw and enforce, especially with tech-obsessed tweens and teens — but the better she focuses, the sooner she'll complete her work and be free to text and tweet away.

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