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My 12-Year-Old Still Needs My Help With Homework

I need information on how to get a 12-year- old to do her own homework! I am probably in the wrong school, too fast paced. But, I can't break the umbilical cord where she could work by herself, no matter how much I tell...

Study skills for middle school and beyond

Your child has a better chance of succeeding in college if she masters school survival skills now. Here's how you can help her get organized and learn to study effectively.

Homework resisters

Have school evenings become a brutal battleground? Here's how to transform any type of homework hater into a homework hero.

Does homework really work?

After decades spent trying to assess the value of homework, researchers still argue over the simplest findings.

The case against homework

The founder of Stop Homework argues the unfathomable: that common educational practices are cheating our kids out of a real education.

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.

How much homework is too much?

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

Homework case study #3: Scattershot syndrome

Distraction, disorder, disarray: Is this more than ordinary homework pain?