How to Help Kids With Tricky Math Homework

“Start by acknowledging to yourself and to your child that not understanding what to do is a stressful and anxiety-provoking experience. You can diffuse some of these feelings by acknowledging some successes right off the bat. Let kids know that you’re really proud that they know what the homework is and brought home the proper materials. Having both of these things in place is no small accomplishment, and your child’s preparedness will allow you to move forward together to meet the homework challenge.

Now you’re ready to tackle the homework. Instead of asking kids how the teacher said to do it, ask kids to show you an example, which could include a math problem they did in class or a sample math problem from a worksheet or textbook that includes the answer.”

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Source: www.ncld.org

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