Our Top 5 Tips to Reduce Homework Battles

The homework nightmare: it occurs when students become easily frustrated, feel stressed out, and begin to panic about their homework. It can impact any type of student from the perfectionist to the procrastinator, and it turns daily homework into a battleground between parents and children. 


Frustration with homework is incredibly common, not just with young children, but even with high school aged students. The good news is that there are a lot of things parents can do to make a positive difference, reduce frustration, and improve homework completion. Click here to read to learn our top five tips on how to reduce homework battles and keep your child calm and on focus.  

March Tutor of the Month 

One of the best ways to diffuse the tension around homework is to bring in outside help. For this reason we picked one of our best tutors and educational coaches as our tutor of the month for March, Tiffany! Tiffany has been described by parents as enthusiastic, engaging, professional, and relatable.

Tiffany works as both a science/math tutor, as well as an educational coach with Educational Connections. She has experience in science and math, stemming from years in the laboratory and classroom, and loves to share this passion with her students. Tiffany also really loves working with students on their organization and study skills. 


Interested in having a terrific tutor or coach like Tiffany work with your child? Click here to learn more about our programs. 

Learning Made Simple Podcast: 
The Keys to Remembering What You Read 

Is your child feeling overwhelmed by the amount of reading he has assigned? Is he struggling to remember and comprehend what he's reading? 

In the most recent episode of the Learning Made Simple Podcast, Ann Dolin, M.Ed. shares research-based strategies students can use to better understand and remember what they read. 

Click here to listen to this episode or to subscribe to our podcast.  
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