The Courier-Mail

THE WORD ON THE STREET

- Words and Pic­tures: Alexandria Utting

Should par­ents help kids with their home­work?

2.30pm, Aus­tralia Fair, South­port

 ??  ?? DENISE LLOYD 69, re­tired, Big­gera Wa­ters Yes, def­i­nitely. Par­ents have a lot of ex­tra knowl­edge and they have com­pas­sion for their child that teach­ers may not have.
DENISE LLOYD 69, re­tired, Big­gera Wa­ters Yes, def­i­nitely. Par­ents have a lot of ex­tra knowl­edge and they have com­pas­sion for their child that teach­ers may not have.
 ??  ?? MITCHELL CARLSON 24, ho­tel man­ager, Surfers Par­adise Yes, I think they should if it’s too hard and a child doesn’t un­der­stand or if the child has learn­ing dif­fi­cul­ties.
MITCHELL CARLSON 24, ho­tel man­ager, Surfers Par­adise Yes, I think they should if it’s too hard and a child doesn’t un­der­stand or if the child has learn­ing dif­fi­cul­ties.
 ??  ?? PAIGE AL­GIE 16, stu­dent, Surfers Par­adise Yes, if their chil­dren need help. Af­ter all, that’s their job as par­ents – to help.
PAIGE AL­GIE 16, stu­dent, Surfers Par­adise Yes, if their chil­dren need help. Af­ter all, that’s their job as par­ents – to help.
 ??  ?? BROOKE CHAT­FIELD 16, theme park worker, Mer­ri­mac Def­i­nitely. I have dys­lexia and I wouldn’t have got by at school with­out help with home­work.
BROOKE CHAT­FIELD 16, theme park worker, Mer­ri­mac Def­i­nitely. I have dys­lexia and I wouldn’t have got by at school with­out help with home­work.
 ??  ?? YING TRAN
20, stu­dent, South­port Yes, they should help to a de­gree. But not so much that they do the home­work for the kids.
YING TRAN 20, stu­dent, South­port Yes, they should help to a de­gree. But not so much that they do the home­work for the kids.
 ??  ?? CAIT­LYN RYAN 19, stu­dent, Labrador Yes, they should. It’s im­por­tant for par­ents to see if their kids are ac­tu­ally learn­ing at school.
CAIT­LYN RYAN 19, stu­dent, Labrador Yes, they should. It’s im­por­tant for par­ents to see if their kids are ac­tu­ally learn­ing at school.

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