Homework & Study Skills

Homework Challenges: How to Help Your Child

Looking for homework strategies for your child? Explore homework challenges for struggling students,…

Homework Anxiety: What You Need to Know

What is homework anxiety? Find out why some kids get so anxious about homework, and how you can help…

How to Help Your Teen Develop Good Study Habits

Most teens have to be taught to develop good study habits. Use these tips to help high-school studen…

9 “New Math” Problems and Methods

This visual guide to new math, sometimes called Common Core math, can help you make sense of your ch…

7 Math Tools for Grade-Schoolers You Can Find at Home

Help your child build math skills with these common household items. Here are 7 fun and DIY math too…

Brain Breaks: What You Need to Know

Brain breaks can help reduce homework frustration for kids. Learn more about brain break activities …

9 Steps for Breaking Down Assignments

How do you break down an assignment, or chunk an assignment? Have your child follow these steps for …

Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Math

These free graphic organizers can help kids break down math problems into smaller steps. Each printa…

How to Help Your Child Break Up a Writing Assignment Into Chunks

Writing assignments can be overwhelming for kids with dysgraphia, ADHD and other learning issues. Se…

6 Homework Station Ideas From Our Community

Homework stations can help kids who learn and think differently focus better and get things done. Se…

7 Study Tips to Help Grade-Schoolers With Dyslexia

For students with dyslexia in grade school, studying can be extra challenging. Use these tips to hel…

8 Study Tips to Help Middle-Schoolers With Dyslexia

It can be hard for students with dyslexia to keep up with studying in middle school. Use these tips …

5 Simple Strategies for Note-Taking

Learn five simple strategies for taking notes that your child can use in class and when reading text…

8 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence Before a Test

Help your child reduce test anxiety with these unexpected confidence boosters. Learn ways to improve…

Signs Your Child May Have Too Much Homework

How can you tell if your child has too much homework? Use this list of signs to see if grade-schoole…

Download: Homework Contract for Your Child

Download free homework contracts to help your child stay on top of homework. Use these sample homewo…

Should I Stop Supervising My Teen’s Homework?

Find out whether parents should stop supervising a high-schooler's homework. Get high school homewor…

7 Ways to Help Your Grade-Schooler Develop Good Study Habits

Learn how to help your grade-schooler with learning and thinking differences develop study skills. H…

8 Working Memory Boosters

Working memory games can help kids get better at remembering and using information. Here are eight s…

How to Help Kids With Tricky Math Homework

Your child might have math homework that's difficult to help with. Here's how to help kids with lear…

Should My Child Work on School Skills Over the Summer or Take a Break?

Find out how summer learning loss affects kids with learning and attention issues. Learn fun ways to…

7 Tips for Building Flexible Thinking

Does your child have trouble changing his routine or looking at things in new ways? Here are tips fo…

5 Tips for Avoiding Homework Battles With Your Grade-Schooler

Is homework time a hassle in your house? If you don't want to nag your grade school child, here are …

5 Tips for Avoiding Homework Battles With Your High-Schooler

Do you and your teenager battle over getting his homework done? Here are some ways to avoid homework…

My High-Schooler Has So Much Work to Do Over the Break. How Can I Keep It From Ruining Family Time?

Don’t want your high-schooler’s homework to ruin the holidays? Get advice on how help teens manage t…

How to Talk With Your Child’s Teacher About Too Much Homework

Does your child have too much homework? Get tips on how to talk about homework problems with the tea…

7 Ways to Help Kids With Slow Processing Speed Take Notes in Class

Note-taking in class can be a challenge for kids with slow processing speed. These tips can help kid…

How Can “Muscle Memory” Help My Child With Studying?

Kids with learning and attention issues can tap into their "muscle memory" to remember information. …

11 Apps to Help Kids With Note-Taking

Does your child need help with taking notes? Here are some of the best note-taking apps to help your…

Teacher Tip: Switch the Homework Order

Teacher Robin Margent has a simple homework tip for parents of struggling students, and it involves …