• What Do Students Need from Their Family?Dad and Son

    • ENCOURAGEMENT
      Give your child praise for effort and completing assignments.  Encourage him or her to try their hardest on all projects and assignments.
    • AVAILABILITY
      Encourage your child to do their work independently, but be available to help when needed.
    • ROUTINE
      Set aside time each day for homework and chores.  You may want to use a calendar to keep track of due dates and tasks.
    • INVOLVEMENT and SUPPORT
      Talk to your child about school and homework.  Ask your student to share their homework, projects and other school work with you.  Ask how things are going.  Be willing to contact their teacher when problems arise.
      Help your student prepare for spelling tests or other tests by quizzing them at home.
    • EXPECTATIONS
      Set expectations for:
      • when homework is done
      • when your child may watch TV
      • play video games
      • play on the computer
      • talk on the phone.    

    If your child does not have homework, have him or her read for at least 30 minutes.

  • Ca · reer
    /kə’rir/
    Noun:
    One’s calling in life; a person’s occupation; one’s profession.

    Col · lege
    \kälij\
    Noun:
    Any institution of higher education that awards a degree or credential post-high school graduation.  This includes, but is not limited to, universities, community colleges, trade schools and more.
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