5 Tips to Get Involved at Your Kid's School

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Problem: Homework is student centered. Most homework is designed to be hands-off from the parents, and parents feel like they’re not certain how to help their child with his or her homework.

Solution: Homework that requires both the parent and the child to interact: an interview using the parent as a source, or a math recipe problem that asks students to make cookies using a metric conversion chart. Ask your teacher if there are any specific assignments that you and your child can do together.