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    Homework Tips

    TOP 10 HOMEWORK & STUDY TIPS 

    1. Select a quiet place to study.
    2. Don't wait until the last minute.
    3. Use your daily planner for assignments.
    4. Dedicate a space for every class in your backpack.
    5. Stay organized throughout the year.
    6. Make study cards.
    7. Make your own study guide.
    8. Talk about assignments with friends.
    9. If you are struggling, ask for help.
    10. Make academics a focus in your life

    Homework Tips for Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers

    1. Communicate your belief that homework is an important part of learning. When you show that you're serious about their homework, your child will take it more seriously.
    2. Make an agreement with your child about how much after-school time will be spent doing homework each day. For middle-school students between 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
    3. Work with your child to establish a homework schedule and do your part to honor it.
    4. Provide a place where your child can work. It should be comfortable, lit, and free from distractions.
    5. Create a "homework kit". Include: pencils, erasers, a dictionary, rulers, etc. Include anything they may need and put it into a plastic container.
    6. Remember that your child's homework is his/her responsibility, not yours. You are only responsible for providing a place where he/she can work.
    7. What if your child forgets his/her homework? Or what if the teacher doesn't give any homework on a day? Your child should use the time to work on some other type of learning activity. Example: reviewing vocabulary, reading a book, writing a story, or practicing math concepts, or researching study topics from social studies.

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