Are you struggling with homework in one of your subjects as a middle school student? If so, are you using the internet to your greatest advantage? Are you maximizing on the free resources that are offered to every student for free at your school from tutors, to writing centers, to math labs? Also, have you considered scheduling outside time with your instructor?

- Use Your Teachers and Specialists
- Use YouTube to Your Advantage
- Google Books
- Use Your Library and Librarians
- Ask Your Parents for Help

Use your teachers in school for all that you can get from them. Ask them for help after school and for one-on-one sessions.

The key to acing virtually all your courses is in knowing one thing: school is what you make it. If you maximize on everything you can learn while in school, where all the help you get is free, you will not only save money, but you will come out of class with an A+.

YouTube is a wonderful resource for middle school students. There are plenty of instructors world wide who cannot wait to help middle school students excel in anything from writing essays to solving algebra equations. What is wonderful about YouTube also is that you can search for specific help based upon very focused questions. For example, algebra word problems may be stumping you and you could look up videos that walk you, step by step through how to approach these types of problems in an easier way.

Google Books is a wonderful resource for any student. Google books has whole, scanned books for free – from middle school textbooks, to books written by teachers who want to help students to not only pass their courses but to make As in them.

Google Books also has a search engine to help you to zone in on exactly the type of help you want.

there are lots of free books right in your library at school that focus specifically on one topic that can help you overcome any problem in school that you may have. The librarians will even find books for you.

Parents are wiser than you know and doing homework with them will be much more fun. Plus, they will be flattered you asked for help. Make it a team effort and bonding experience.