Parental involvement in homework as an enabler of achievement
Volume 19 Number 2
Published in 2021 by Human Sciences Research Council
Cycles: TIMSS 2019
Homework has been found to influence achievement positively and improve the development of key learning skills. It is a crucial instructional practice for mathematics and science domains, where knowledge in these areas provides a foundation for lifelong success. Findings from the 2019 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) confirm the importance of homework and parental support for homework. Jaqueline Harvey and Vijay Reddy discuss the findings for grade 9 learners.