Working with Students at Home

Learning at Home



Homework: A guide for parents

This links provides information on how to set up a homework routine, reasonable homework expectations and setting up incentive systems.

Homework Podcast:

This 30-minute podcast discuses homework tips for parents.

Motivating Learning

Motivating Learning in Young Children:

This link provides tips on how to develop and enhance motivation in young children.


Provides general tips to encourage reading in your child.

Wayne County Public Library:

The library is a great place to take your child to encourage reading. Several programs and events are held throughout the year. The website has information on current programs and upcoming events.

Reading Rockets:

This website provide handouts by age/grade of the child that offers tips on helping your child become a successful reader that goes beyond just opening a book.

Helping My Child Read:

This website provides tip for parents, how to help your child become a reader, educating preschoolers, a guide to promoting reading success and several publications.

Reading Tips for Parents:

This website offers a plethora of information and tips for parents including games and activities, tips for reluctant readers, improving reading skills and expert advise.

US Department of Education: Reading Tips for Parents

This handout provides information on getting your child ready to learn how to read, strategies for creating strong readers, 5 components of reading and information on No Child Left Behind.


How to Help your Child Enjoy Math:

Tips on making math more fun, math games, logic, math board games, tutoring and related articles.

Math Tips for Parents:

Provides tips on how to make math a game, showing kids math in the real world and links to additional math sites.

Top Ten Math Tips for Parents:

This link provides tips to help your child with math and to help overcome their fears
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