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By Meera Lee
You're probably used to making important resolutions for yourself when January 1st rolls around. This year, why not have your kid join in? The holiday season may mark the end of the calendar year, but half of the school year still lies ahead. For many students—especially those who may not exactly have hit the ground running in the fall—it's a valuable opportunity to turn over a new leaf academically.
Choose Something Measurable
Talk to the Teachers
Offer an Incentive
Set the Example
Think Beyond Academics
Make It Easier
Once your child has chosen a New Year’s resolution, take active steps to create a home environment that's conducive to better study habits. Encourage her to work on homework at the kitchen or dining room table, for instance, instead of in her room where she may be distracted by the phone or a video game. And don't forget to keep healthy snacks around for breaks.
For more tips on helping your child with homework without doing it for her, read this!