New York Parenting

Homework strikes fear in the hearts of many parents. You may not remember facts you learned in school, like the significant battles of the Civil War or the difference between a simile and a metaphor. Some things you learned are obsolete now: Pluto is no longer considered a planet, it was demoted in 2006. Here’s the good news: When it comes to homework help, asking the right questions is more important than knowing all the answers. Use these smart prompts to direct your child’s work and teach important learning-management skills: