The history of homework, how much is enough, how parents can help, and general tips are included in this 10 page guide from the US Department of Education. Also available in Spanish.
A super cool site with ideas and games designed to make math fun. A recent survey found that "84% of kids 10-13 would rather clean their rooms, eat vegetables, or go to the dentist than do their math homework."
Tips for ending the homework battle and showing your interest in your child's education.
Learn why the right kind of homework increases student achievement.
Why parents should resist doing their child's homework.
Learn how to use "on target" homework as an altenative to busy work.
3 tips to avoid homework stress.