A few weeks ago, in episode 140, guest KJ Dell’Antonia dropped so many knowledge bombs that I knew we’d need more than one Your Child Explained to really comprehend them all.
Here’s part 2 of 3 – all about homework and how to intervene when your child can’t take anymore!
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KJ shared some great advice advice about intervening on behalf of your child.
She suggests “going in with your observations… and a question.”
Today we talk about making those observations – and what the question should be.
– The observations must take place over time, a day or two of your child having a meltdown over homework won’t be enough. KJ recommends getting the meltdowns on video if possible, so your child’s teacher understands what’s really going on at home about homework.
– The question must be some version of “how can we work together to solve this problem?”
Sometimes the teacher-parent relationship can seem very adversarial. If you want to help your child through her homework struggles, you need to find a way to work together with the teacher.
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Listen to my conversation with KJ Dell’Antonia, episode 140, by clicking here.
Click here to listen to episode 106: Join the Homework Revolt!
Click here to listen to episode 107, my conversation with American Academy of Pediatrics President Dr. Benard Dreyer.
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