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Opinion: The Right Way to Help With Homework

Parents who support a clearly defined homework routine have more success than those who focus on helping students with content, according to an op-ed by Erika Patall, assistant professor of educational psychology at UT-Austin.

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Parents who support a clearly defined homework routine have more success than those who focus on helping students with content, according to an op-ed by Erika Patall, assistant professor of educational psychology at UT-Austin. Research suggests that giving kids a sense of autonomy and emphasizing personal responsibility is more effective than direct instruction, commands or surveillance. (The New York Times)

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