Help Your Child Succeed with these Free Homework Tools for Kids
As parents, we may have the best of intentions in helping our children with homework but we may not always be the best homework tutor or may have a talent for math but not social studies. And even if we excelled at Math when we were young, our kids are not being taught in the same manner and might need trained tutor to assist them. Brooklyn Mamas has pulled together both in-person and online resources to help your kids with their homework.
Brooklyn Libraries – After School Homework Helpers Program
Located throughout various Brooklyn libraries, the After-School Homework Helpers program helps students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. Homework Helpers come from diverse backgrounds—from retired teachers, to high school students and all receive training to be able to assist kids in a wide-range of subjects that include English, math, science and social studies.
Where: Various libraries throughout Brooklyn, visit brooklynpubliclibary.org to locate a program near you.
When: Various days and times, visit brooklynpubliclibary.org for dates and times.
826 NYC is a non-profit organization that provides drop-in tutoring, field trips, after-school workshops, in-schools tutoring and assistance for English language learners for students ages 6 to 18. 826 NYC is located at Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company Store which sells superhero equipment by day (372 Fifth Avenue) and tutoring services after school. For more information on services, classes and time, visit 826 NYC. And if you are interested, they are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers.
Resources for Parents and Students:
NYC Homework help website and hotline (multiple languages). The NYC Homework offers a variety of helpful and useful resources for parents and students. Visit homeworknyc.org for more information.
Dial-A-Teacher: This FREE service provides parents students access to teachers to who are available to help you and your child with homework. Hours are Monday – Thursday from 4pm to 7pm. Call 1-888-986-2345 (toll free).
Homework NYC App – The HomeworkNYC app integrates student homework resources with their online spaces, drawing on the power of librarians and teachers. Students are now able to research directly from Facebook, iGoogle and their mobile devices, and take advantage of tools provided by city libraries