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There are many factors that affect a student’s academic performance. One important component in your child’s academic success may be your participation in his or her learning experience at home. Setting up a consistent routine for your child is a big step in the right direction. Here are some ideas:

  • Set up a time each day for homework that fits in your family’s schedule before the week begins. This is especially important when there is a project due.
  • Provide a quiet, well-lit area for your child to do homework every time. Preferably, this space will be free from distractions such as television sets, radios, and conversation.
  • Post a calendar near that area that lists events, activities, and due dates for projects.
  • Have a "homework box" on hand that contains a set of school supplies your child uses only for homework and projects. This should contain: pencils, a large eraser, glue stick/bottle, 16 pack of crayons or colored pencils, highlighter, notebook paper, ruler, and scissors.  Put a list on the box to remind everyone what goes in it.
  • Go over your child’s assignment book daily and check or initial the items as they are completed.  
  • Keep a pocket folder in your child’s binder for homework. The student should put all unfinished work and worksheets on one side of the folder. As it is finished, put it back in the folder on the other side. Only homework should be placed in this folder.
  • Check the teacher's Teacher Ease announcements to clarify any assignments.
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