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Helping with Homework

Tips to help your child with their homework

  • Encourage your child to explain homework tasks to you. Discussing often helps to focus the mind
  • Reward your child for successfully completing homework tasks
  • Try to provide your child with a suitable place and the right equipment to do his/her homework
  • If your child is preparing for a test or exam, help by testing him/her on the key facts
  • Help with spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Take an interest in what your child is learning about
  • Encourage your child to read out loud to you. Reading skills are essential to learning
  • Take an interest in how well he/she did in previous homeworks. Praise all praiseworthy efforts!
  • Help your child to find out information from books, internet etc.

Be careful not to do the work for him/her!