Things You Can Do At Home

Ways to Help 

  • Talk with your child daily about school, everyday happenings, and current events.
  • See that your child gets plenty of sleep.  Encourage exercise and good nutrition.
  • Monitor television programs.
  • Instruct your child to complete homework as early in the afternoon or evening as possible.
  • Provide a quiet, well lit place for your child to study.
  • Insist that homework be done away from the television and other distractions.
  • Take an active interest in your child's schoolwork.
  • If your child has trouble understanding something, try to help.
  • Provide learning experiences outside of school.  Parks, museums,libraries, and zoos provide good learning experiences.
  • Encourage your child to write.
  • Read with your child daily.  Encourage your child to read for pleasure.
  • Be a role model, read in front of your child and to your child.