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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. 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. 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. 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. Why Get Help Here?   Why not just Google for help?     >
  • 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. 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. How does my child remain anonymous?   Student names appear only as STUDENT to anyone else who is in the Tutor Chat Room.        
  • 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.
      • Tour of Homework Help
  • 10. Public vs Private
    • Public:
      • Log In or Register at any time
      • Watch Demo
      • Flagship resources
    • Private:
      • Must log in for exclusive access to resources
      • Must log in to watch or participate in Ask a Tutor
  • 11. Public
  • 12. Watch a Demo
  • 13. Watch a Demo
  • 14. Best and Flagship Sessions
  • 15. Click ‘Log In’ to expand Login
  • 16. Click here to Change Profile Change Profile
  • 17. Resources
  • 18.
    • Sunday to Thursday 5:30-9:30pm E.S.T.
    Ask a Tutor
  • 19.
    • Over 250 pre-recorded sessions highlight key areas of concerns in the curriculum
    Best Sessions
  • 20.
    • Fun interactive tools to build skills and understand concepts
    Interactive Tutorials
  • 21.
    • 30 minute presentations covering common lessons & topics
    Listen and Learn
  • 22.
    • Quick access to a scientific calculator and common tutorials
    Calculator
  • 23.
    • Helpful definitions right at your fingertips
    Glossary
  • 24.
      • Ask a Tutor
  • 25.
      • The chat is open Sunday to Thursday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm E.S.T.
      • Tutors are all Ontario certified teachers
      • Must be registered as a Student to participate in a chat session
      • Guest users and Temporary Students can watch but can not ask a question
      • Chat logs are recorded and reviewed daily
      • Select tutors are audio enabled
      • New ‘Tag’ tool allows students to save other sessions to their own locker
    Key Elements
  • 26. Lobby
  • 27. This is an Audio Room Number of Questions Coming Soon: Topic Rooms Lobby
  • 28.
    • Watch the current live session
    You are here Watch and Learn
  • 29.
    • Save the current session to your locker for review
    Tag This Session
  • 30.
    • When you are ready, Click the YOUR QUESTION button.
    Ask a Question
  • 31.
    • Enter your Question.
    Ask a Question
  • 32.
    • It’s time to get the math help that you need!
    Type here… Whiteboard Tools Chat Time
  • 33.
    • Chat sessions are saved automatically for review immediately after the session
    • Includes audio and text transcript
    • Unlimited storage
    Virtual Locker
  • 34. BARAN: Grade 12 Student taking MPM 2D Who is using Homework Help?
  • 35.
    • Results:
    • 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.
    Who is using Homework Help?
  • 36. BASKET101: Grade 10 Student taking MPM 2D Who is using Homework Help?
  • 37.
    • Results:
    • 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.
    Who is using Homework Help?
  • 38. FASHION: Grade 7 Student Who is using Homework Help?
  • 39.
    • Results:
    • 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.
    Who is using Homework Help?
  • 40.
      • All registered users from last year can login with the same username and password.
      • 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.
      • Anyone, having forgotten their login information, should follow the steps on the Forgotten Username / Password handout. 
    Registration