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Top 10 Ways Parents Can Help with Homework

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Be Ready to Be a Resource


Whenever possible, be available to answer homework questions. Try doing a problem or two together, then watch as your child tries the next one. Let's face it: You're a busy parent with a lot going on — dinner on the stove, a mile-long to-do list, and maybe a wild preschooler in the mix — but remind your student (and yourself) that school work is a top priority, and you're always around to answer questions or look over her work.

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