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News For Parents.org - How to Motivate Your Kids to Do Homework
Tired of arguing, nagging and struggling with your kids to get them to do homework? Are you discovering that bribing, threatening, and punishing don't yield .
http://www.newsforparents.org/expert_motivate_kids_homework.html


Are today's kids getting too much homework? | The Mommy Files ...
Oct 4, 2010 . Today's kids are coming home from school wearing backpacks loaded down with books, binders and rote worksheets. They're spending hours .
http://blog.sfgate.com/sfmoms/2010/10/04/are-todays-kids-getting-too-much-homework/


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Homework problems and tips to help children | Raising Children ...
For some children, the best time to get homework done will be straight after school. Others might need a break to play and unwind first. No matter what, the .
http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/homework.html


Gifted Children and Homework - Causes and Cures of Homework ...
Sometimes children will manage to complete focus long enough to do the homework, but they will rush through it to get it done and as a result make numerous .
http://giftedkids.about.com/od/schoolissues/a/homework.htm


How to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework: 12 steps
5 days ago . Parents around the world would love the magic formula to encourage kids to do their homework! Alas, it's not as simple as waving a wand, but .
http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Your-Kids-to-Do-Their-Homework



How to Get Children to do Homework: The Homework Battle
But when parents feel it's their responsibility to get their kids to achieve, they now need something from their children—they need them to do their homework and .
http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-can-you-make-your-child-do-it.php



End the Nightly Homework Struggle - 5 Homework Strategies that ...
“That assignment was optional.” “I did it at school.” If only your child could be that creative with their actual homework, getting good grades would be no problem!
http://www.empoweringparents.com/End-the-Nightly-Struggle-over-Homework-Now.php



the homework myth
The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing. (Da Capo Press, 2006). Listen to an interview with. Alfie Kohn about homework. reprinted with .
http://www.alfiekohn.org/books/hm.htm


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Getting Homework Help
Homework, homework, homework. How do you get it done? Get some tips in this article for kids.
http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/homework_help.html


Do children get too much homework? | Poll | Comment is free ...
Mar 5, 2012 . Guidelines on homework – specifying that pupils aged seven to 11 be given half an hour a night, and that 14- to 16-year-olds should get two .
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/poll/2012/mar/05/homework-guidelines-children



The Battle Over Homework: Getting Your Kids to Knuckle Down ...
Aug 20, 2010 . But how do you get a recalcitrant child to do his or her homework? Psychologists at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research think .
http://healthland.time.com/2010/08/20/the-battle-over-homework-getting-your-kids-to-knuckle-down/


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Too Much Homework: Bad for Kids? - Parenting.com
Homework overload is also affecting family life -- a lot of kids can't even make it to dinner, and as a . What are signs that your child might be getting too much?
http://www.parenting.com/article/too-much-homework-bad-for-kids


Kids' Health - Topics - Homework - get into the habit
Oct 28, 2011 . Grade 5-6 kids get up to 60 minutes homework, and that increases as you get older and go into High School. Your school may be a bit different .
http://www.cyh.com.au/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=286&id=1794


What is the appropriate age for children to start getting homework ...
Sep 1, 2010 . Homework is such an established part of education, it's hard to believe it's not all beneficial. But recent studies have found almost no correlation .
http://tuftsjournal.tufts.edu/archives/769/what-is-the-appropriate-age-for-children-to-start-getting-homework


Can Homework Backfire? | Scholastic.com
Kohn, never afraid to speak his mind, has published a thought-provoking new book about this controversial topic, The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too .
http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/can-homework-backfire/



Confidence Bound - Why kids need homework
The titles of some recent books demonstrate this trend: The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing and The Case Against Homework: How .
http://www.confidencebound.ca/content/view/20/36/


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Helping Your Child With Homework
Nov 12, 1996 . Teachers assign homework for many reasons. Homework can help children. review and practice what they've learned;; get ready for the next .
http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/homework.html

Kids Should Not Get Homework - For & Against
Feb 18, 2008 . 43 percent of parents have done their child's homework. How are kids learning if all they are doing is watching their work being done for them.
http://www.forandagainst.com/Kids_Should_Not_Get_Homework

Homework Motivation Coaching Strategies for Children and Teens ...
Mar 4, 2012 . Use these ten strategies to end the homework wars. . Be mindful that kids tend to get intimidated when they have a hard time understanding .
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/liking-the-child-you-love/201203/homework-motivation-coaching-strategies-children-and-teens

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Homework: Why It Matters - SchoolFamily.com
Let's face it: Homework can be almost as frustrating for parents as it is for kids. Getting kids to do their homework can be a challenge, and when they do sit down .
http://www.schoolfamily.com/school-family-articles/article/10658-homework-why-it-matters

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Are Kids Being Overburdened With Too Much Homework? - Agoura ...
Apr 27, 2011 . Charlene Ross wonders if our kids are getting too much homework and not enough time for themselves.
http://agourahills.patch.com/articles/are-kids-being-overburdened-with-too-much-homework

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