Survey finds nearly half of parents unable to help kids with homework

As children get older, parents often have a harder time helping them with their homework.


Here are a handful of the legions of online resources for parents who need a bit of assistance re-familiarizing themselves with their child’s homework subjects:* Discovery Education ( offers free family resources such as by-subject homework help as well as access to WebMath, which offers guided, step-by-step instruction to properly solve math problems.* Brainfuse ( provides homework assistance and one-to-one tutoring for students throughout their academic careers, from kindergarten through high school. Brainfuse is a subscription service, but members of the Chattanooga Public Library can access it for free through* PBS LearningMedia ( compiles more than 100,000 digital learning resources for elementary, middle and high school and university students. Materials offered include lesson plans, digital resources and videos, interactive lessons and classroom handouts. Registration is free.