Turn off the TV- Make a house rule, depending on the location of the set, that when it is study time, it is “no TV” time. A television set that is on will draw youngsters like bees to honey.
Designate areas for homework and studying- Options, such as the child's bedroom, kitchen or dining room table are good spots, a place with as little distractions as possible.
Teach your child that studying is more than doing homework- The common misconception is as long as you're doing homework, you will be prepared for the test. (This is false!)
During a homework session watch for signs of frustration- No learning can take place if a child is angry or upset over an assignment that is too long or too difficult.
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