Don’t help with homework
KIDS do better with homework if they don’t have parents hovering over them, a new study reveals. The international research, blished this month, found children aged between seven and responded better if left to their wn devices. Parents helping every step of the way instead ked making children less inter-ested in schoolwork.
“One possible explanation is when the mother gives her child an opportunity to do homework autonomously she sends out a message that she believes in the child’s skills and capabilities,” study author Jaana Viljaranta, of the University of Eastern Finland, said. “This makes the child believe in him or herself, and in his or her skills and capabilities.”
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