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Homework Help Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, author of The Learning Habit and expert in family dynamics explains the importance of using the “10 minute rule” during homework time. Donaldson-Pressman also says it’s our responsibility as parents to make sure our kids have a balanced life so they can learn life skills like communication, being part of a… Read More
Homework and Family Stress Homework Assignments May Discriminate Against Children whose Parents lack a College Degree Providence, RI – Primary school children have a homework load three times the amount recommended by the National Education Association (NEA), according to a new study published by researchers from Brown University School of Medicine, Children’s National Health System,… Read More
Many parents and teachers have emailed asking for additional information about Balanced Homework Habits. Educating the whole child isn’t an easy task. That’s why it is necessary for both parents and educators to utilize a balanced homework routine. It is based on research and interviews with elementary and middle school teachers across the United States who have… Read More
Last year, the Journal of Education Psychology reported on a study of nontraditional predictors of college outcomes. More time spent on homework and parental assistance did not make the list! However, a key characteristic of college students who were able to successfully complete their freshman year was described as “general determination . . . a… Read More
****** IN THE NEWS ***** The Learning Habit Featured on THE TODAY SHOW!
Too much homework?
Author and education expert Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman is featured on The Today Show discussing homework and family stress.
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****** IN THE NEWS ***** "The Learning Habit" Featured on CNN!
Kelly Wallace, CNNDonaldson-Pressman, co-author of "The Learning Habit" discusses the effects of homework on families.
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