ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Take Schoolwork Seriously

Updated on October 19, 2014

Where is the best place to do homework?

This is exactly the way I did my homework. At the kitchen table while mum was busy at the stove. I felt secure and to be honest - it was good for me because I had to be diligent. I liked to play and read novels. This way, I became educated.

My own chldren had their own room when they went to school. They still made much of the schoolwork at the kitchen table because then I could help and guide. The school lessons were more and more covering everything and homework was less and less. In Sweden we do not have "home schooling". At least not yet.

My grandchild has a corner of her own. She can be there and nothing can be smarter. She has her own territory. I think she even has a TV in there under the bed =)

Buy This girl at Allposters.com

A corner of your own - Do not distrub me when I am working

This is creating the corner that is private for the student. The bed is not in the way for the schoolwork, but provide a sense of shelter. Look how they put the window to ther right so the daylight can help the young writer.

To build a study space for the child can be done a little at the time. But there are many ready made workstations like this also.

Do it yourself!

Loft bed with ladder

If you buy just the basic bed with lader, you can put what ever furniture you want under it.

Buy ready made or make them yourself. Many of us have already a desk, chair and small dresser to use. Paint in the color you want and here is the ready little study corner.

See to it that the light is coming from the right side. A left handed child needs it from the right and a right handed writer wants the light from the left.

Poll about study habits

Not all have the place or interest to make a corner for the child to study in.

Do you think it is important to have a place for studies?

See results

A study corner with an extra bed for the friend staying over night

You can also buy a matching higher dresser and put at the feet of the lower bed. Used for clothes and the personal stuff we all want to keep close to us!

Bunk bed with desk under

Black or white

On both Amazon and IKEA there are many writing bed/desks in so many colors. White is probably not the one I would choose, but you may be?

They can be made of steel or wood. Some even has the posibility to put an extra bed there instead of the desk. You can then have one desk on each side for school work.

A computer is the tool of our times - But can be very dangerous used in the wrong way

In the schools in Sweden all children use computers. Many also have one at home. They are trained from small ages to search for facts and answers on the internet or education programs.

To superwise the use is a must. There is so much garbage out there. Code the webbrowser with parental lock! What our children cannot watch, we should not either! Right?

This laptop is strong enough for both studies and games

Are you internet aware?

The risk for your children to watch sites and pages on the internet with XXX content is really high.

Do you think it is important to safe guard your child from this?

Internet and children - how do you do?

See results

Can you study if you are listening to music? - Yes - the right kind can even help the concentration!

It is scientifically proven that you study better when there is soft Baroque music playing. The beat is the same as the relaxed heartbeat. I know this sounds unbelievable but it is true. So when the children want to have music on, they say I can study better - they might be right.

Just use discernment. Baroque is not always the first choice but there is lots of good music with almost the same beat - right?

Have your say here:

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      My granddaughter has her own little table for her workbooks and does work so diligently and is just starting 1st grade. I've heard that Motzart is god for the brain, that must have to do with the heart rate as you mention.

    • evelynsaenz1 profile image

      Evelyn Saenz 

      6 years ago from Royalton

      Thank you so much. I feel honored by your tribute. :)I believe that having a bunk bed can be a delightful place for a child to study, read, write, play and imagine. As a child, my sister and I often turned our bunk bed into a castle, a magic carpet or just a secret place where magic took place. All of these activities are learning experiences which can be encouraged by giving your child a bunk bed.

    • Virginia Allain profile image

      Virginia Allain 

      6 years ago from Central Florida

      I like for a child to have their own desk where they can work on school assignments. This gives them a place to focus and as you say, "get serious" about their work.

    • gypsyman27 lm profile image

      gypsyman27 lm 

      6 years ago

      I agree with your conclusions, children need certain constraints when growing up to get all of the knowledge they may gather. Very well done, great lens. See you around the galaxy...

    • LouisaDembul profile image

      LouisaDembul 

      6 years ago

      A good place to do your homework is essential, and a set time. Love those beds with a desk under.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)