The school year is well underway, and many students are facing homework for the first time in their school careers. PBS parents shares ways to help your child with homework without a struggle. Important points include not doing the work for your child, not hovering (but staying nearby), and letting the teacher know if your child needed a lot of help with the assignment. You can read the full article here.
You can also check out the Grade by Grade Learning Guide, which has a helpful summary of what, on average, students learn at each grade level from preschool through fifth grade.