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How do I know if my child needs help with homework if he won't tell me?

Armin Brott
Pediatrics
If you think your child is having trouble with homework, stay in close contact with your child's teachers. Let them know you’re concerned and that you want regular progress reports on how the child is doing. The child's teachers will be the first one to know if your child needs extra tutoring, enrichment exercises, should be transferred to a different class, or has a learning disability.
Charles J. Sophy, MD
Adolescent Medicine

Play an active role in your child’s life, including academic development

Develop a homework routine.

Establish appropriate, measurable and reachable goals with your child, daily.

Maintain a collaborative relationship with your child’s teachers.

Explain to your child that he has a team rallying for his success; all he needs to do is to ask questions and give his “Very Best,” every day!

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