Thank you to all who have submitted questions to parenting expert Michele Borba! Michele is a globally-recognized educational psychologist and parenting expert whose aim is to strengthen children’s empathy and resilience.

Michele is also an NBC contributor, a regular guest on the Today Show and has appeared on other shows, such as Dateline, Anderson Cooper 360, The Dr. Phil Show, Dr. Oz, The View, NBC Nightly News and The Early Show.

Here is a homework question from one of our readers, and Michele’s response:

How do I get my stubborn son to do his homework in 10th grade? He is bright and feels he knows the information so it would be a waste of time. I have tried everything.

The key question is does your son really know the information? How are his grades and test scores? If they are low, then it’s a concern. I wonder whether your son mastered study skills (how to be organized, how to study, take notes, review details, manage time)? Very often students flounder and don’t study correctly because they’ve never acquired those skills. If that’s the case with your son, there are options: an online study skill course, a private tutor, or a summer school class. You might also ask the school counselor for information.

More of Michele’s parenting insights:

How To Help Your Child Be More Empathetic
What To Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied
How To Talk To Your Teen About Dating

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