Homework is an essential part of your child’s learning process. To help them succeed, it’s important that parents understand the benefits that homework provides your child.
How does homework help your child?
Responsibility–Doing homework every day at the same time helps develop responsibility and prepares children for the responsibilities they will face as adults.
Reinforcement–Helps children understand that learning doesn't stop when the school day ends.
Self-esteem–Children learn self-esteem by doing estimable things—completing homework assignments is estimable.
Accomplishment–Taking pride in homework assignments help children experience the satisfaction of a job well done.
Call the NBC homework hotline
From elementary to middle school, from junior high school through senior year, count on the Homework Hotline to help see you through. Call the NBC homework hotline at (312) 645-5555. The hotline hours are Monday through Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
8 ways parents can help with homework
Here are some suggestions on how to provide your child with homework help and support.
Homework help external resources
Here are a variety of websites that you and your child can use to get help with homework.