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6 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Do Homework

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Homework is a word that most often children do not want to hear. Even though boring or monotonous it seems to complete homework, it is very important you help your child take it easy as well as seriously. Read on to learn how you can get your child do his homework without any fuss.


Most children do not want to talk about homework. On the other hand parents consider completion of homework on time as their duty and many even do that for their children. Homework is one of the most important steps that help lead children to success in life. Most often the battle over homework turns out to be battle of control.

However, instead of making all this a problematic issue, it is advisable to encourage your child do his homework efficiently. There are many ways in which you can persuade your child to complete his homework always on time. But before that it is important to realize some of the facts related to child’s homework.


Facts about Homework

Have a quick look at some facts about homework.

  1. Most of the Children Do Not Like Homework

    Children do not like sitting in one place and studying especially after they have spent long hours doing the same thing at school.

  2. Parents Cannot Force Your Child do The Homework

     This is a fact that you cannot insist and make your child do the homework. But at the same time you can assist and send positive invitations and encourage your child to complete his homework on time.

  3. Parents Choose Wrong Ways to Get Homework Done

    Many parents take homework as a problem and try to complete it if their child overlooks it. Some take refuge of ultimatum, shouting, scolding and even bribe, but none of these tactics work.

Ways to Get Your Child’s Homework Done

Parents’ liability is to train their children and organise them so that they understand their responsibility and complete their homework always on time.
  1. Replace the Word ‘Homework’ With Study

    Since study time includes everything along with homework, your child will stop making any excuse regarding homework.

  2. Make a Routine

    Establishing a study routine will make your child sit for study time at the same time every day. Also, with a regular study time you demonstrate that you value education.

  3. Keep the Routine Predictable and Uncomplicated

    You should make it very clear to your children that there would be one call almost 5 minutes before the time so that they end the work they are doing and start unpacking their bags to initiate the beginning.

  4. Always be Ready for Assistance

    There are times during school days that things do not always go smooth sailing. Your child might find difficulty when going through homework. Help him by providing tools and by helping him understand the concept on the basis of which the task has to be done. Make sure you do not do the work instead of your child. This will do more harm than good.

  5. Help Your Child Organise

    If you want your child to stay organised, you will have to teach him. Once you set aside a time, make sure you monitor and check occasionally that the system is being used properly.

  6. Make Study Time a Family Commitment

    When your child is studying you can get some of your responsibilities done. Switch off the TV and maintain silence at home because any noisy activity during this time will distract your child.
Above are some simple tips that will not only inspire your child to do his homework, but also take him along the route to success. You will see a happier and more engaged student once you implement the above tips.


Is homework necessary for children? Why do children hate doing homework? How can children learn to complete their homework on their own? Discuss here.

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anonymous.3 years ago
Thanks for gd advice
 
 
 
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anonymous.3 years ago
Thanks for gd advice
 
 
 
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LALIT KR.GANERIWAL.3 years ago
TODAY SCHOOL IS ONLY TAKE EXAM NOTE GIVE GUIDE FOR STUDIES THEY ARE UNABLE TO TEACH THEY MAKE SCHEDULE FOR EXAM ONLY TODAY SCHOOL PLAY ROLL OF THE MEDIATOR BETWEEN EXAM BOARD & STUDENTS
 
 
 
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Basamma.3 years ago
I think the load of homework is increasing day-by-day...the amount of homework which kids get these day makes them hate homework. They get so much of homework that they do not even get time to play which is an important part of child's development.
 
 
 
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Rakesh.3 years ago
My child cries when I sit with him to do homework. I am going to try these tips and see the difference...thank you for sharing.
 
 
 
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Devyani.3 years ago
It is incorrect to do child's homework. Parent's should never do child's homework in this way children will never do their homework on their own.
 
 
 
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