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5 Back To School Homework Tips

Every Parent Must Have


The ritual of back to school time is here once again.  While some parents can't wait to get their kids out the door, others don't want those lazy summer days to end.  Regardless of how you feel about the transition to a new school year, now  is the time to start thinking about how to get your child off to a good start.  Read on for back to school homework tips.    
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Organizing Your Child's Homework Space

 An Interview with Ann Dolin in today's  

Washington Post Local Living


For children with mild learning disabilities, homework often becomes a responsibility shared with their parents. Mom or Dad may spend an hour or two helping them complete math problems, and all the teacher sees is the A paper turned in the next day.


"Often, these students fly under the radar screen because parents help them so much at home," says Ann Dolin, a former Fairfax special-education teacher and founder of the local tutoring service Educational Connections.  "Lots of times kids come back to school with a beautiful paper.  Everything's done.  The teacher has no idea what it took to get that child to do it."  Learn more about organizing homework space.         


Summer Assignments Not Completed?

It's Not Too Late!


Does your child have last minute summer assignments to complete? Let one of our tutors help. We have experienced tutors in all subject areas that can help your child with those lingering school assignments and to get organized prior to the start of the new school year.  Just call us today at 703-934-8282 or contact us online.  

Educational Connections Inc.

703-934-8282     301-469-6060