San Antonio Express-News writer Rene Guzman interviewed Learning Foundations’ Director Rafael Scarnati for a special “Back to School” feature story. The story titled “Tips for Creating a Homework Haven” is a guide for parents to help them set up a
When asked why it is important to have an established work space at the beginning of the yearproductive homework, Scarnati responded “kids really need to have that structure and they need to know exactly what is expected of them.”
Scarnati also advised to pick a homework time from the beginning of the school year, and stick to it. There is no one-size-fits-all homework time, so choose a time that works best with your and your child’s schedule. Once you have established a time, stick to it every day.
These, along with other recommendations from local parents and experts can be found at:
Let’s hope this information helps you plan out the best school year ever!
If homework is a daily struggle, and these simple strategies don’t seem to help, it may be something more serious. If you suspect your child may have a learning difficulty, don’t wait to “see what happens”. Experts recommend getting a Cognitive Skills Evaluation as ea
rly as possible to determine your child’s strengths and weaknesses. This can give you, as a parent, the proper tools to get your child the help that he needs.
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