Helping Your Teen With Homework Can Make All the Difference

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This school year will no doubt be different as many kids will be learning virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many parents will take on the additional role of educator. But many parents do not envision themselves as helpers when it comes to high school homework. New math, online learning, and Common Core changes can be confusing, causing tension or stress. Some parents believe the responsibility belongs to their teen. Regardless of how parents feel about homework, they can take steps to help their teen, even if they are unfamiliar with the subject matter. NC State Extension has a few helpful tips and suggestions when it comes to helping teenagers with their homework.