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Homework Help   Homework Help is a website, sponsored by the Ministry of Education, where students in grades 7 through 10 ...
ILC Independent Learning Centre     The ILC is an educational organization run through TV Ontario and is designated as the...
ILC Independent Learning Centre     The ILC is not aware of the identity of the students.  Students are instructed to  cre...
Why Get Help Here?     Why not just Google for help?     >
Why Get Help Here?     Homework Help provides a safe, reliable resource which accesses Ontario teachers who know and teach...
Does my child have to enter an email address?     While an email address field is present when the students register, ente...
How does my child remain anonymous?     Student names appear only as STUDENT to anyone else who is in the Tutor Chat  Room...
Homework Help Ministry Funded (free to you) Resources  Available 24/7 Safe Environment (students  are anonymous) Ask a Tut...
<ul><ul><li>Tour of Homework Help </li></ul></ul>
Public vs Private <ul><li>Public: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log In or Register at any time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watch De...
Public
Watch a Demo
Watch a Demo
Best and Flagship Sessions
Click ‘Log In’ to expand Login
Click here to Change Profile Change Profile
Resources
<ul><li>Sunday to Thursday 5:30-9:30pm E.S.T. </li></ul>Ask a Tutor
<ul><li>Over 250 pre-recorded sessions highlight key areas of concerns in the curriculum </li></ul>Best Sessions
<ul><li>Fun interactive tools to build skills and understand concepts </li></ul>Interactive Tutorials
<ul><li>30 minute presentations covering common lessons & topics </li></ul>Listen and Learn
<ul><li>Quick access to a scientific calculator and common tutorials </li></ul>Calculator
<ul><li>Helpful definitions right at your fingertips </li></ul>Glossary
<ul><ul><li>Ask a Tutor </li></ul></ul>
<ul><ul><li>The chat is open Sunday to Thursday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm E.S.T. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutors are all Ont...
Lobby
This is an Audio Room Number of Questions Coming Soon: Topic Rooms Lobby
<ul><li>Watch the current live session  </li></ul>You are here Watch and Learn
<ul><li>Save the current session to your locker for review  </li></ul>Tag This Session
<ul><li>When you are ready, Click the  YOUR QUESTION  button.  </li></ul>Ask a Question
<ul><li>Enter your Question.  </li></ul>Ask a Question
<ul><li>It’s time to get the math help that you need! </li></ul>Type here… Whiteboard Tools Chat Time
<ul><li>Chat sessions are saved automatically for review immediately after the session </li></ul><ul><li>Includes audio an...
BARAN: Grade 12 Student  taking MPM 2D Who is using Homework Help?
<ul><li>Results:  </li></ul><ul><li>After using the site for two months, BARAN reported his/her marks increased from a D t...
BASKET101: Grade 10 Student taking MPM 2D Who is using Homework Help?
<ul><li>Results:  </li></ul><ul><li>BASKET101 uses the site primarily for test review.  A student athlete, he/she apprecia...
FASHION: Grade 7 Student Who is using Homework Help?
<ul><li>Results:  </li></ul><ul><li>FASHION started using Homework Help in the spring, although they were registered in Oc...
<ul><ul><li>All registered users from last year can login with the same username and password. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
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  • 30 Minutes Teams of two: Tutor vs. Student Time permitted: View other math resources Insert screenshots
  • 30 Minutes Teams of two: Tutor vs. Student Time permitted: View other math resources Insert screenshots
  • 30 Minutes Teams of two: Tutor vs. Student Time permitted: View other math resources Insert screenshots
  • 30 Minutes Teams of two: Tutor vs. Student Time permitted: View other math resources Insert screenshots
  • 30 Minutes Teams of two: Tutor vs. Student Time permitted: View other math resources Insert screenshots
  • 30 Minutes Teams of two: Tutor vs. Student Time permitted: View other math resources Insert screenshots
  • 30 Minutes Teams of two: Tutor vs. Student Time permitted: View other math resources Insert screenshots
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    1. 1. Homework Help Homework Help is a website, sponsored by the Ministry of Education, where students in grades 7 through 10 may go to receive help with math.
    2. 2. ILC Independent Learning Centre   The ILC is an educational organization run through TV Ontario and is designated as the official distance education provider by the Ontario Ministry of Education.  
    3. 3. ILC Independent Learning Centre   The ILC is not aware of the identity of the students. Students are instructed to create a non-identifying Username and Password so that their identity is protected.  
    4. 4. Why Get Help Here?   Why not just Google for help?     >
    5. 5. Why Get Help Here?   Homework Help provides a safe, reliable resource which accesses Ontario teachers who know and teach the Ontario Curriculum. Each student gets to keep what they have learned in their own locker.      >
    6. 6. Does my child have to enter an email address?   While an email address field is present when the students register, entering an email address is completely optional. The ILC does not share email addresses with any other organization.      
    7. 7. How does my child remain anonymous?   Student names appear only as STUDENT to anyone else who is in the Tutor Chat Room.        
    8. 8. Homework Help Ministry Funded (free to you) Resources Available 24/7 Safe Environment (students are anonymous) Ask a Tutor (5:30-9:30) Sunday to Thursday Certified-Trained Teachers Best Sessions Searchable Database of best tutor sessions. Interactive Tutorials, Math Glossary And more.
    9. 9. <ul><ul><li>Tour of Homework Help </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Public vs Private <ul><li>Public: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log In or Register at any time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watch Demo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flagship resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Private: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must log in for exclusive access to resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must log in to watch or participate in Ask a Tutor </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Public
    12. 12. Watch a Demo
    13. 13. Watch a Demo
    14. 14. Best and Flagship Sessions
    15. 15. Click ‘Log In’ to expand Login
    16. 16. Click here to Change Profile Change Profile
    17. 17. Resources
    18. 18. <ul><li>Sunday to Thursday 5:30-9:30pm E.S.T. </li></ul>Ask a Tutor
    19. 19. <ul><li>Over 250 pre-recorded sessions highlight key areas of concerns in the curriculum </li></ul>Best Sessions
    20. 20. <ul><li>Fun interactive tools to build skills and understand concepts </li></ul>Interactive Tutorials
    21. 21. <ul><li>30 minute presentations covering common lessons & topics </li></ul>Listen and Learn
    22. 22. <ul><li>Quick access to a scientific calculator and common tutorials </li></ul>Calculator
    23. 23. <ul><li>Helpful definitions right at your fingertips </li></ul>Glossary
    24. 24. <ul><ul><li>Ask a Tutor </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. <ul><ul><li>The chat is open Sunday to Thursday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm E.S.T. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutors are all Ontario certified teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be registered as a Student to participate in a chat session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest users and Temporary Students can watch but can not ask a question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat logs are recorded and reviewed daily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select tutors are audio enabled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New ‘Tag’ tool allows students to save other sessions to their own locker </li></ul></ul>Key Elements
    26. 26. Lobby
    27. 27. This is an Audio Room Number of Questions Coming Soon: Topic Rooms Lobby
    28. 28. <ul><li>Watch the current live session </li></ul>You are here Watch and Learn
    29. 29. <ul><li>Save the current session to your locker for review </li></ul>Tag This Session
    30. 30. <ul><li>When you are ready, Click the YOUR QUESTION button. </li></ul>Ask a Question
    31. 31. <ul><li>Enter your Question. </li></ul>Ask a Question
    32. 32. <ul><li>It’s time to get the math help that you need! </li></ul>Type here… Whiteboard Tools Chat Time
    33. 33. <ul><li>Chat sessions are saved automatically for review immediately after the session </li></ul><ul><li>Includes audio and text transcript </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited storage </li></ul>Virtual Locker
    34. 34. BARAN: Grade 12 Student taking MPM 2D Who is using Homework Help?
    35. 35. <ul><li>Results: </li></ul><ul><li>After using the site for two months, BARAN reported his/her marks increased from a D to an A. BARAN is very grateful for the site and the support it offers. </li></ul>Who is using Homework Help?
    36. 36. BASKET101: Grade 10 Student taking MPM 2D Who is using Homework Help?
    37. 37. <ul><li>Results: </li></ul><ul><li>BASKET101 uses the site primarily for test review. A student athlete, he/she appreciates the evening availability of the tutors and 24 hr resources available at Homework Help. The tutors’ professionalism and focus on comprehension rather than answers has made an impact on BASKET101’s confidence and mathematical ability. </li></ul>Who is using Homework Help?
    38. 38. FASHION: Grade 7 Student Who is using Homework Help?
    39. 39. <ul><li>Results: </li></ul><ul><li>FASHION started using Homework Help in the spring, although they were registered in October. He/she only uses the resource to deal with concepts they struggle with. FASHION credits Homework Help with an increase in their marks from 60% to 90%. They appreciate that not only is Homework Help a free resource, it is also very effective. </li></ul>Who is using Homework Help?
    40. 40. <ul><ul><li>All registered users from last year can login with the same username and password. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade 7 students, and any 8-10 students from other boards not previously registered for Homework Help, should follow the steps on the Registration Instructions handout . They will be assisted with this task by their teacher. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone, having forgotten their login information, should follow the steps on the Forgotten Username / Password handout.  </li></ul></ul>Registration
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