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The best place to do homework

Go beyond the desk, and check out these ideas for alternative study spaces.

Tips for no-hassle homework time

Set the stage for homework success with a nightly plan.

Should kids get summer homework?

Pointless busywork or essential academic upkeep? The experts weigh in on the hot debate.

My Kindergartner Hates Doing Homework

My son is in kindergarten and he already hates doing his homework. He cries and whines about it. I tried rewarding him with chocolate but I don't want to have to bribe him to do his homework. How can I motivate him or make it...

How much homework is too much?

Grade-by-grade guidelines for what kids can reasonably be expected to do.

Homework case study #1: The foot-dragger

Lift up those proverbially dragging feet with these homework hints.

My Fifth-Grader Rushes Through His Homework

My son is smart, but he rushes through his homework and then gets some of it w rong. When I ask him about the problems, he is able to tell me the correct answers. How can I get him to not rush through his homework...

How Do I Manage My Child's Homework?

My daughter's homework load has increased with more research reports and assignments that are due over a longer period of time. She has been procrastinating until the last minute. Then she panics, stays up late and turns in work that is not up to par...

Helping your child be more organized

Use a day planner to help you and your child keep his busy life organized.

Why Can't My Child Do Her Homework on Her Own?

My daughter is in the second grade and I cannot get her to start her homework on her own. I always have to tell her that she has homework that needs to be completed. She is very bright and has no problem understanding the homework...