I took my 13 year old son's Xbox away because his grades were suffering. He wasn't doing his homework or not doing it completely or sometimes doing it but not turning it in. He was only focused on playing xbox. He would come home after school - do his homework - or not - and play xbox until either my husband or myself got home 3 hrs after he got homke from school and asked him the status of his homework. Long story short - we put him in an after school program with a dedicated homework hour and other activities. His grades have improved somewhat - I told him that when his grades improved we woudl consider whether he still had to continue on in the program or if he could be responsible to come home and do his homework on his own.
Answer by MaryMW at 2:46 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
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Just a comment on the homework...............My son wasn't doing his so we told each teacher that he would wrote down the homework assignment in his notebook or the words "no homework" and they would sign it. So at the end of class he would go by the teacher's desk and have them initial near the assignment. Then I could monitor what was going on. All problems went away and he actually ended up loving a couple of those classes and the interaction with the teachers. GL!!
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Answer by Butterfly1108 at 1:18 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
The kid needs supervision and structure. Keep him in the program. Let him play after dinner for a set amount of time only.
Answer by LoveMyDog at 2:47 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
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