Homework help from the experts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) The kids are getting ready to go back to school, and that means the return of homework. Homework can be a big challenge these days, and often involves the whole family. There are some things you should know ahead of time to help you prepare for it.

Brennecke Hinojosa is principal of River City Scholars Charter Academy, a free public charter school operated by National Heritage Academies. She shares some tips for kids and for parents to help make the most of homework time.

Homework Tips for Students

  • Establish a routine
  • Provide a quiet space for homework
  • Be positive

Homework Tips for Parents

  • Don’t panic
  • Encourage students to call classmates
  • Communicate with the teacher
  • Use resources (such as the Internet)
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