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Helping Your Students With Homework

Author : Nancy Paulu
ISBN : UIUC:30112004811813
Genre : Homework
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The Unmotivated Child

Author : Natalie Rathvon
ISBN : 1451603010
Genre : Education
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The Unmotivated Child offers parents, kids, and teachers fast answers and solid solutions. A guide for parents of underachieving youngsters presents five methods for communicating constructively, seven strategies for overcoming the "homework trap," seven techniques for working with teachers, and guidelines for supporting the student through the change process. Natalie Rathvon solves the mystery of underachievement in children by looking beneath the child’s surface behavior. She discloses the beliefs that influence an underachiever’s attitude and actions and pinpoints the warning signs to watch out for in elementary, middle, and high school students.

Helping Your Child With Homework

Author : Kristen J. Amundson
ISBN : 0876522444
Genre : Education
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Noting that students' homework provides an opportunity for families and schools to work together to help students be successful in school, this booklet, designed for parents, offers suggestions for ways parents can use homework to become more involved with their child's education. The booklet discusses reasons for assigning homework, including helping students learn better and faster, informing children of their school's high expectations, and helping students develop self-discipline and responsibility. The bulk of the booklet discusses ways parents can support their child's homework: (1) make homework a priority; (2) show interest; (3) know the teacher's homework policy; (4) help your child set aside studying time; (5) work with your child to pick a study spot; (6) eliminate distractions; (7) help your child keep track of each day's assignments; (8) check your child's finished homework; (9) help your child develop a study plan; (10) teach your child to ask questions while studying; (11) make sure your child understands assignments; (12) help your child with time management; (13) learn how your child learns; (14) help your child visualize success; (15) emphasize the importance of hard work; (16) help your child study for tests; (17) give honest praise; (18) help your child work through confusion; and (19) remember whose homework it is. Finally, the booklet discusses what parents can do if their child is having problems, when they no longer understand their child's homework, and when homework involves a computer and the parents do not own one. (Contains 23 references.) (KB)

Helping Your Child With Homework

Author : Nancy Paulu
ISBN : 078817858X
Genre : Education
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Families play a vital role in educating America's children. What families do is more important to student success than whether they are rich or poor, whether parents have finished high school or not, or whether children are in elementary, junior high, or high school. This book contributes to the drive to increase family involvement in children's learning. Chapters: why do teachers assign homework? does homework help children learn? what's the right amount of homework? how to help: show you think education and homework are important; monitor assignments, provide guidance, and talk with someone at school to resolve problems.

Everyday Mathematics For Parents

Author : The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project
ISBN : 9780226265513
Genre : Reference
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The Everyday Mathematics (EM) program was developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) and is now used in more than 185,000 classrooms by almost three million students. Its research-based learning delivers the kinds of results that all school districts aspire to. Yet despite that tremendous success, EMoften leaves parents perplexed. Learning is accomplished not through rote memorization, but by actually engaging in real-life math tasks. The curriculum isn’t linear, but rather spirals back and forth, weaving concepts in and out of lessons that build overall understanding and long-term retention. It’s no wonder that many parents have difficulty navigating this innovative mathematical and pedagogic terrain. Now help is here. Inspired by UCSMP’s firsthand experiences with parents and teachers, Everyday Mathematics for Parents will equip parents with an understanding of EM and enable them to help their children with homework—the heart of the great parental adventure of ensuring that children become mathematically proficient. Featuring accessible explanations of the research-based philosophy and design of the program, and insights into the strengths of EM, this little book provides the big-picture information that parents need. Clear descriptions of how and why this approach is different are paired with illustrative tables that underscore the unique attributes of EM. Detailed guidance for assisting students with homework includes explanations of the key EM concepts that underlie each assignment. Resources for helping students practice math more at home also provide an understanding of the long-term utility of EM. Easy to use, yet jam-packed with knowledge and helpful tips, Everyday Mathematics for Parents will become a pocket mentor to parents and teachers new to EM who are ready to step up and help children succeed. With this book in hand, you’ll finally understand that while this may not be the way that you learned math, it’s actually much better.

Asperger Syndrome In The Inclusive Classroom

Author : Stacey W. Betts
ISBN : 1846425913
Genre : Education
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Asperger Syndrome in the Inclusive Classroom offers support and practical techniques for teachers who work with children with Asperger Syndrome (AS). Based on the successful experiences of classroom teachers, and written from a teacher's perspective, this book provides creative and easy-to-apply strategies that support and encourage AS students in the mainstream classroom, from organization and time management techniques to framing classroom instructions to make lessons more accessible for children with AS. The authors' straightforward, practical advice relates to every part of the school day and includes advice for teaching specific subject areas. They give tips on helping students navigate the school environment, how to handle social situations like lunch and breaks, and what to do during unstructured periods. This book is essential reading for teachers and school staff who want to fully include AS students in the classroom.

The Organized Student

Author : Donna Goldberg
ISBN : 9780743274609
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A must-read for parents, The Organized Student contains hands-on strategies for teaching your disorganized child how to organize for success in middle school and high school, with special tips for kids with ADD/ADHD and learning disorders. The overstuffed backpack, the missing homework, the unused planner, the test he didn’t know about. Sound familiar? When the disorganized child meets the departmentalized structure of middle school, everything can fall apart. Even the academically successful child will start to falter if she misses deadlines, loses textbooks, or can’t get to class on time. This practical book is full of hands-on strategies for helping parents identify and teach organizational skills. Educational consultant Donna Goldberg has developed these methods by working with hundreds of students and in this book she provides: -Assessments to gather information about your child’s learning style, study habits, and school requirements -Guidelines for taming that overstuffed binder and keeping it under control -PACK—a four-step plan for purging and reassembling a backpack or locker -Instructions for organizing an at-home work space for the child who studies at a desk or the child who studies all over the house -Ways to help your child graduate from telling time to managing time -Special tips for kids with learning disabilities and kids who have two homes...and more The Organized Student is a must for any parent who has heard the words, “I can’t find my homework!”

Eight Steps To Classroom Management Success

Author : George Kapalka
ISBN : 9781412969437
Genre : Education
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Based on separate empirical studies that verified how every step contributes to overall behavior improvement, this resource provides a sequenced, cohesive plan for managing significant behavioral challenges.

Solving The Homework Problem By Flipping The Learning

Author : Jonathan Bergmann
ISBN : 9781416623755
Genre : Education
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Teachers view homework as an opportunity for students to continue learning after the bell rings. For many students, it’s often just the dreaded “H” word. How can educators change the way students view homework while ensuring that they still benefit from the additional learning it provides? It’s easy. Flip the learning! In Solving the Homework Problem by Flipping the Learning, Jonathan Bergmann, the co-founder of the flipped learning concept, shows you how. The book outlines * why traditional homework causes dread and frustration for students, * how flipped learning—completing the harder or more analytical aspects of learning in class as opposed to having students do it on their own—improves student learning, and * how teachers can create flipped assignments that both engage students and advance student learning. Bergmann introduces the idea of flipped videos, and provides step-by-step guidance to make them effective. The book also includes useful forms, a student survey, and a sample letter to send to parents explaining the flipped learning concept. You want your students to learn, and your students want learning to be accessible. With that in mind, read through these pages, flip the learning in your classroom, and watch students get excited about homework!

Formative Assessment

Author : Harry G. Tuttle
ISBN : 9781596670969
Genre : Education
File Size : 68. 11 MB
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This "how-to" book on formative assessment is filled with practical suggestions for teachers who want to use formative assessment in their classrooms. With practical strategies, tools, and examples for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, this book shows you how to use formative assessment to promote successful student learning.

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