Parents In The Classroom

I recently read about a school in Rhode Island that holds classes for parents. What is the subject you ask? Common Core mathematics–a class held for parents to learn how they can help their elementary-age child with math homework.
The classes have brought about a mixture of both positive and negative feedback. While some parents were […]

What Are Some Academic Interventions Teachers Can Use With Struggling Learners?

What Are Some Academic Interventions Teachers Can Use With Struggling Learners?

Learning How To Learn
With regular academic intervention, teachers can anticipate areas of difficulty before students approach new material…
When a teacher discovers study skills deficiencies, in a particular student, significantly impacting their classroom functioning or school performance, it is time for classroom academic intervention. While traditional remediation for struggling students imposes interventions after students have failed, […]

How Can I Make Homework Effective?

How Can I Make Homework Effective?

Homework is assigned to strengthen and promote learning and to teach students to take responsibility for their own learning process. To design homework that strives to attain these goals, can be a daunting task for many. Here are five strategies that can help you make homework effective.
The big ‘3’: Bear in mind three essential factors […]

Homework in the Classroom

Homework in the Classroom

Most students dread homework. They just want to be done with school during the time they must be at school itself and not continue studying at home. However research says that a gap in studying during holidays can significantly slow down the learning process. Moreover, recalling what has been learned in the classroom, and working […]

PARENTS: Boost Your Child's HQ (Homework Quotient)

Is “homework” a source of dread, dissension, perhaps even disgust in your home? Are you wondering what prevents your children from getting homework done, done on time, and done willingly? Here are four common productivity-dragons and suggestions on how to “slay” them.
1. LACK OF ORGANIZATION
Make certain the child has a space set aside for doing […]

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