If you get it done at the last minute, then you are up the creek without a paddle. Right now the school has the parents sign off on when a project is assigned and everyone is aware when the project is due. This may change in middle school. I think a planner or calendar might help with keeping track of a dead line.
If you have all activities and deadlines mapped out, you can tell when the work has to happen in order for it all to work smoothly. I agree with you. I work in guided study, a resource class and each and every single day the kids have to write in their agendas what their work is. The kids have to bring it home and show parents. The kids have to do their homework. Reminded by us, daily with a projection of several days ahead of time when to do it. This class is helpful for a particular group of students but no reason you cannot do the same or similar type of thing.
Most schools have homework hotlines these days. You can check if there is an issue. You are very correct she and she alone is responsible. And she has to accept the consequences. You will minimize your a. If she continues do see if there are guided study classes in school this year or next year, they do some of their home work in it.
Some kids goof off there too. Some are wonderful about it. It sounds like she actually enjoys the peaceful detention time at school, when she is 'permitted' to just study. Some of those homework times in other situations are the times when the kids try to sit and chat. As far as big projects go, if you have all of the things you can provide in the materials she needs, just cheerlead her on and don't let her wait until the last minute.
Another problem to be aware of however, is that sometimes when students get things done early, they forget to turn it in. So that would be another issue. Ah, being a parent just can be so hard sometimes I believe that it is up to us to teach them, but there comes a point when they NEED to start doing things on their own!
I have 4 chidlren and I was having this problem with my 9 year old. The rule in our house is come home and do home work immediately. Then you study if you have a test to prepare for. I spoke to her teacher and explained that I was now turing over the responsibility of doing homework to my daughter. I would still be checking her agenda and going over homework that was complete, but it was time that she learned what the consequenses would be if she did not complete her assignement.
We told her that she has been taught the importance of school and what we expected of her. That means if you get a B, you better have turned in all your assignments and studied for every test. If not, you will suffer the consequenses. We let it go for an entire quarter. She lost a few recesses and suffered the consequeses at school. Then she had to deal with the consequenses at home. I can tell you she quickly turned herself around for the next quarter. Yes, as parents it is our responsibility to guide them, but there comes a time when they need to step up!
Your child is 12 , that is 7th grade, yes? You need to set strict rules of what you expect from her. Sit her down and go over them. Make sure she understands what the consequenses will be for not following them. You need to stop helping her at the last minute complete her projects. Be firm and say no. THere should be no tv, computer, phone or activities until she has homework done and studied. If she has an agenda, check it periodically and ask her what is going on in school.
Encourage her, but also remind her she needs to establish good study and work habits before she goes to high school. I know it's hard because some teachers let them do their work in school and we don't get a chance ot check it.
Ultimately, your daughter needs to suffer some consequenses of not completing her work. Maybe also throw a reward in there too. Come up with an incentive for her to do well. Maybe a special event if she makes honor roll?
Something she can work towards. Some kids just aren't motivated. With summer coming, you have a little bit to decide how you are going to handle the situation. I would sit her down before school and just tell her how it's going to be. Funny, I used to do the same thing when I was her age. I have a job, I go to work, have a boss who tells me what to do and I need to get it done in order to collect a paycheck. I can't sit back and not do it. YOU go to school, you have teachers who tell you what to do.
It is your responsibility to do the work, get it correct and do it to the BEST of your ability. You will be judged graded for it. You want to succeed, so you will do your best. After that, since 3rd -4th grade for all 3 I rarely had to "step" in to help them with projects, homework etc. Occasionally I had to run to the store for paper or printer ink, but they did the work on their own and managed to graduate. Contact her teachers and ask them to e-mail you homework assignments and project assignments with the due dates.
She will never figure it out if you alway bail her out. If she get detention and has to be at school at 7: You can trail in the car to make sure she is safe if that is an issue. If you have to take her then she looses TV or something she likes at home for the same amount of time. She has got to learn to do this herself and if you keep helping her when she puts it off she will keep doing that.
I am a teacher as well as the parent of 3 children that all got the procrastination spirit. I had to learn to stop helping them out and let the chips fall where they may.
My daughter is finally getting a clue and getting her work in on time. My boys still haven't figured it out. She won't like getting those bad grades because she didn't have her work in on time and she will get it together. She is young enough that one bad grade isnt going to ruin her life not that it would in highschool, but you know it only get harder and if she learns this now you wont have to continue to deal with this behavior as it isnt going to end all on its own until she sees the consequence of it.
Add a Question Ask Login Toggle navigation. She is really smart, gets good grades in school, is well liked by her peers, What do you suggest I do to change this never ending frustration on my part and to her help to change her behavior? What can I do next? Browse local questions Questions Helpful? Thank you all for the positive scenerios and suggestions.
Eventually you'll get into the habit of doing the work because of how much time you'll waste sitting there doing nothing otherwise. If you've got a lot of really boring things, you can give yourself little rewards after each block of work. I used to allow myself to read one chapter of whatever book I was reading for fun after each class's work. But keep in mind that if you do this, you have to be disciplined to put whatever it is away after you've had your allotted reward, and also recognize that it will take longer to get your work done if you do it this way.
Keep your plans, because you'll have gotten your work done and it's okay to socialize. If you cancel plans to do your homework and then don't do the homework, you've just ruined an entire day. If you do your homework quickly at the right time, you can keep your plans and you'll only have been bored for a part of the day. First of all, that's obviously you are quite busy with work and everything else. Please don't be upset with yourself. Homework procrastination is completely understandable!
I would say, try to cut back on extracurricular activities, or a bit on work I understand if that's not possible. For homework, deliberately give yourself a block of time to focus completely on it before the actual deadline. Make sure you get it done within that amount of time, even if its not perfect.
If later, you truely feel that quality wasn't good enough, perhaps you could expand that time block. Maybe give yourself more time for a particular subject.
Remember, its hardest at first. But when you get into a routine, it becomes easier. Try to have fun too! Even if its at work! I myself, do homework last minute. I dont know about u but my school starts at 7in the morining. Set an alarm, and if possible get someone to lock up your phone, or keep an eye on you.
If you start to get sleepy while you're doing your homework first thing in the morning, try moving around. Do a few jumping jacks or jog in place to get your blood flowing. This will help you feel more awake. You can apply them directly to your skin on pulse points like your wrists or temples, or you can put them in an oil warmer on your desk. These are known to help you feel more awake. Finish in time to get ready for school. Make sure you finish your homework with enough time to shower, brush your teeth, pack up your books, and get dressed for school.
Don't forget to leave time for breakfast. Eating a healthy breakfast is essential to being able to focus in school all day. You'll know you either need to wake up earlier next time or stay up later to make sure you get your homework done. If you have a study hall period, do it then, or do it at lunch.
If you really have to, you might be able to get away with working on it during a different class while the teacher is lecturing. Not Helpful 3 Helpful How to finish homework at school in the morning before school starts. Answer this question Flag as How do I finish my homework when it's way past my bed time? How do I do homework in the morning if I can't make myself wake up?
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