Homework can help pupils learn and can help parents be involved in their children's education. When parents show an interest in their child's schoolwork, they teach an important lesson - that learning is fun and worth the effort.
Children who do more homework, on average, do better in school. As children move up through the stages, homework becomes even more important to school success.
Teachers assign homework for many reasons. It can help children:
Homework can also help children learn good habits and attitudes. It can teach children to work by themelves an encourage discipline and responsibility:
Other ways to help:
Your child receives homework weekly as well as reading each night at home. There are links to useful websites below that can help you and your child with their homework.