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Time for Homework
Every student will have homework at some point in their academic career, and parents should be prepared to help. This section provides articles on homework help for a variety of subjects, including math, reading, English and science. The articles discuss different types of homework assignments, working with due dates and how you can help them without doing the project for them. Select a topic below for specific information.
Helping High School Students with their Homework!
As a parent, you have a great deal of control over your high school student's grades. Read on to learn how you can improve you child's study habits and help encourage academic success.
High School Science Lab Reports: Mastering the Scientific Method
In high school, lab reports often represent a large percentage of a student's grade in science classes, such as biology, chemistry and physics. These reports can be intimidating for an inexperienced science report writer. Read on to learn more...
Homework Help Basics For All Grade Levels
You can ensure that your child is getting the most out of his or her assigned homework. This article contains tips you can implement in order to become a more effective homework helper.
Homework Help for Elementary School English
This article outlines steps that parents of elementary school children can take to assist their student in learning and mastering the fundamentals of English grammar and writing.
Homework Help for Elementary School Math
Children often struggle to master concepts such as addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, and math involving time and money. Read this article to learn how you can help your elementary school aged children minimize...
Homework Help for High School English Papers
Parents are often called upon to help their children with high school English and History papers. While different types of papers, such as expository and research papers, have different requirements, there are some general guidelines that will...
Homework Help for High School Math
High school students are required to take such difficult math subjects as algebra and geometry. Some high school students even take advanced courses like trigonometry and calculus. Learn how to maximize your study time and tackle even the most...
Homework Help for High School Research Papers, Part 1
This article provides help for writing research papers by covering the entire writing process in logical steps and providing a checklist of the essential steps in writing a high school research paper.
Homework Help for High School Research Papers, Part 2
All papers must have at least three sections: an introduction, a body of paragraphs, and a conclusion. Read on to learn more about these three sections, and why mastering them means mastering the high school essay.
Homework Help for Middle School Math
Math gets increasingly difficult in middle school. Students can find help for their math homework woes through resources including class notes, textbooks and help from family or friends. Read on to learn more.
Homework Help for Middle School Science
Middle school science homewrok can be especially difficult for students. Junior high school students are encouraged to seek homework help from a variety of resources including their textbook, parents, teachers, and the Internet. Read on to learn...
Homework Helper for Grade 1 Math
Most first grade teachers integrate math homework into the curriculum in order to prepare students for future homework in later grade levels. Parents often have to take the role of homework helper when their child is presented with their first...
Homework Helper for Grade 1 Reading
The first grade may be the first time a child is faced with reading homework. While the homework may seem simple, parents sometimes need to take on the role of homework helper. Read on to learn more about helping your first grade aged child with...
Homework Helper for Grade 2 Math
Second grade math builds upon the skills learned in the first grade. In second grade, homework becomes slightly harder, causing many students to look toward their parents for homework help. Read on to learn more about the math topics taught in...
Homework Helper for Grade 2 Reading
Second grade is a critical time for children to learn skills such as basic reading. Parents are often encouraged to provide homework help because there is not enough time during the school day to both teach and sufficiently reinforce these skills...
Online English Homework Help
Students who are having difficulties with their English homework can find quality homework help online. This is a review of some of the many English homework helper sites that are now available to students via the World Wide Web.
Online Math Homework Help
Math homework can be especially tricky because there are so many different formulas and procedures to remember. Students from elementary, through high school, even college, who are experiencing difficulties with their math homework can find some...
Online Science Homework Help
Science homework can be confusing, especially when it involves math formulas and equations. Students who have difficulties with their science homework can find homework help online through educational websites.
The ABCs of Elementary School Science Fair Projects
One way elementary school teachers excite students about science is through science fair projects. Read on to learn how you can help your child choose a science fair topic, research it, and create the final product.