1. Make sure your child has a quiet, well-lit place to do homework.
2. Make sure the materials your child needs, such as paper, pen-cils and a dictionary, are avail-able.
3. Help your child with time man-agement.
4. Be positive about homework.
5. When your child asks for help, provide guidance, not answers.
6. When the teacher asks that you play a role in homework, do it.
7. If homework is meant to be done by your child alone, check the work once completed.
8. Help your child figure out what is hard homework and what is easy homework.
9. Watch your child for signs of failure and frustration.
10. Reward progress in homework.