Schooling: How to make school homework fun for children

Dec 12 2014
agony aunt parent practice homework

School holidays are long enough to get kids out of their homework routines. There are many resources available to parents and here are some ideas to make school homework fun for children.

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Easy ways to make maths fun for kids

Dec 02 2014

Confusion. Rage. Tears. Panic. The maths homework of a ten-year-old can turn the cheeriest household to a warzone. Scribbles are scribbled, diagrams are destroyed and protractors are flung.

I’ve had countless conversations with children – and their parents – about struggles with maths and who declare they “hate maths” or simply I “can’t do it”.

But maths can be enormously satisfying for children – and when they get it their confidence soars.

So what can you do to really help your child enjoy maths?

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To tutor or not to tutor? The honest tutor’s perspective!

Oct 18 2014
Mark Maclaine, 10

To tutor or not to tutor? That is the dilemma. I thought I ask honest tutor Erica Gillingham for her perspective on challenges, homework, parents’ dilemmas and the BIG question about State versus Private schooling.

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