ERIC Number: ED410015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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How To Help Your Child with Homework: Every Caring Parent's Guide to Encouraging Good Study Habits and Ending the Homework Wars (For Parents of Children Ages 6-13). Revised and Updated.
Radencich, Marguerite C.; Schumm, Jeanne Shay
Noting that parent involvement in their children's schooling is a key to academic success, this book provides techniques and strategies for parents to help them assist their children with homework completion without conflict. Chapter 1, "Getting Started," includes guidance on who should help with homework and how to set a homework schedule. Chapter 2, "Troubleshooting," advises on assignment tracking and test preparation. Chapter 3, "How To Help Your Child with Reading," provides guidance on raising children's reading level, while chapter 4, "How To Help Your Child with Spelling and Writing," covers studying spelling, handwriting, and composition. Chapter 5, "How To Help Your Child with Math," includes information on helping children with concepts, word problems, and computation, while chapter 6, "How To Help Your Child with Science, Social Studies, and Foreign Languages," includes test preparation, and helping the child with graphics and with thematic units. Chapter 7, "How To Help Your Child with Formal Assessments, Projects, Reports, and Papers," provides guidance on reports and term papers. Chapter 8, "Using Technology," includes advice on computer use and software selection. Chapter 9, "Playing Games," offers advice on game selection and home-made games. The final chapter lists further resources. Twenty-three reproducible pages are included for parental use. (SD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Assignments, Elementary Education, Homework, Learning Strategies, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Reading Assignments, Research Papers (Students), Student Improvement, Study Habits, Study Skills, Thinking Skills, Writing Assignments
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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