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View Poll Results: Do you help your child with homework?
I sit with my children and direct them as they do homework. 7 26.92%
I check homework after it's done. 13 50.00%
I've done some of my children's homework. 2 7.69%
I am in the room as a resource when my children do homework. 19 73.08%
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Old 02-27-2007, 06:18 AM
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Helping Your Child with Homework

How much help do you provide your child with their homework?

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Old 02-27-2007, 07:04 AM
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Barb I marked all 4 choices since all my children are different ages and have different needs. When they were young I would sit and help them as they could not always read what they had to do. most of the time now I am in the room and available if they need me. I still will sit with my middle child and even sometimes do some of the scribing for him. He has learning disabilities so needs constant help and someone to oversea otherwise it takes forever or does not get done. It is a constant battle here with him. My other 2 can pretty much do theirs now with me in the room and then checking it. Jamie used to have no more than 30 minutes homework a night but they are trying to let him do as the others...some nights I have to say enough is enough and send it in unfinished....he is just to worn out to give a good effort

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Old 02-27-2007, 07:26 AM
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Considering Evan is only in Kindergarten I sit an direct him, because theres a lot in the directions that he doesnt know how to read yet!
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Old 02-27-2007, 12:20 PM
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Since DS is in high school, I just check it to see that it's completed. So far, DD Lici's only homework from Pre-K has been coloring so I let her be as creative as she wants to be.
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Hi Debbie!
I am with you on sending it in unfinished. "-)
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Old 02-27-2007, 12:54 PM
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My youngest is now in high school so she is suppose to be responsible enough to have her homework done. If not she has to pay the consequences.
When the kids were young I tried to be resource as much as possible. Once in a while we did have a situation were I would throw my hands up and finally say--Here do it this way.
I am really glad that phase of life is behind me.
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Old 03-01-2007, 03:27 PM
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I ask my kids if they need help with homework if they say no I check it when they are done if I see problems .I ask them how they came to get that answer to see if they understand how to do it if they don't Ihelp them
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I am in the room or close by when my DS is doing his homework. This year, for the first time, his homework seems to be just a review of things that they are learning in school for the week. He does his homework by himself and if he has questions, he will ask for help.

I usually look it over when he is finished. I help him to review for tests during the week too.
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Old 03-05-2007, 06:23 PM
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Since dd1 is in 1st grade I sit w/ her while she does her homework. If she gets stuck I try to help her figure it out w/out giving her the answer. She brings home a new book every Tues & Thurs, she's supposed to read it 2 times and take them back the next day. If it's late I'll have her read it to me one time and the second time we'll read it together - I'll read a page, then she reads the next page, until we're done w/ the book.
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I do a combination of all but giving them the answer. By giving them the answers without them trying only helps them to learn that you will give out the answer in due time.

We have done spelling in the car going to school. As I give out the wds to them.
I also for spelling make them write the wds which they can do on thier own.

For Math I let them do it on thier own, then check it. Other times I will set across from them, and time them to see how many they can do in whatever time I've given them to do it. As I know that the schools will give time test to see how well they know the problems.

Reading, I will listen to them read while I'm cooking, and when we sit together.
sometimes I read to the youngest one
and with both of them we have tooken turnes.
other times they have to totally read to me.

Also driving I've given them problems and they have to give me the answers.

Of course my gd's are in the 1st and 2nd grades.
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