Homework Help for Kids
By Joanna Metcalf
Though homework policies are often in the line of fire, many parents, teachers and administrators agree that homework establishes good habits and increases subject knowledge.
In Robert Marzano's book Classroom Instruction That Works, he counts homework and practice as the fourth of nine essential instructional strategies for the success of students at all levels. What happens, though, when your second grader seems to have more homework than your teenager, or you start to feel like it's homework for you, not for your child? Here are some things to consider when homework isn't working.