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Helping Your Child with Homework Source: US Dept of Education Presented by: Scott Mayes Fifth Grade Teacher Huntington Ele...
<ul><li>“ Helping your child with homework is an opportunity to improve your child’s chances of doing well in school and l...
Average Test Scores with and without Completed Homework Assignments in Our Fifth Grade Class
The Basics <ul><li>Why Do Teachers Assign Homework? </li></ul><ul><li>Does Homework Help Children Learn? </li></ul><ul><li...
How to Help:Show that you think Education is Important <ul><li>Set a Regular Time </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a Place </li></ul...
How to Help: Monitor Assignments <ul><li>Ask about the School’s Homework Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Be Available </li></ul><...
How to Help: Provide Guidance <ul><li>Help Your Child Get Organized </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Good Study Habits </li></u...
How to Help: Talk with Teachers to Resolve Problems <ul><li>Tell the Teacher about Your Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Work wi...
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  1. 1. Helping Your Child with Homework Source: US Dept of Education Presented by: Scott Mayes Fifth Grade Teacher Huntington Elementary
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ Helping your child with homework is an opportunity to improve your child’s chances of doing well in school and life.” </li></ul><ul><li>-US Dept of Education </li></ul>
  3. 3. Average Test Scores with and without Completed Homework Assignments in Our Fifth Grade Class
  4. 4. The Basics <ul><li>Why Do Teachers Assign Homework? </li></ul><ul><li>Does Homework Help Children Learn? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the Right Amount of Homework? </li></ul>
  5. 5. How to Help:Show that you think Education is Important <ul><li>Set a Regular Time </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a Place </li></ul><ul><li>Remove Distractions </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Set a Good Example </li></ul><ul><li>Be Interested and Interesting </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to Help: Monitor Assignments <ul><li>Ask about the School’s Homework Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Be Available </li></ul><ul><li>Look over Completed Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor Time Spent Viewing TV and Video Games </li></ul>
  7. 7. How to Help: Provide Guidance <ul><li>Help Your Child Get Organized </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Good Study Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about the Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Watch for Frustration </li></ul><ul><li>Give Praise </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to Help: Talk with Teachers to Resolve Problems <ul><li>Tell the Teacher about Your Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the Teacher </li></ul>
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