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  • Summer enrichment activities A-Z homework reinforcement to retain and learn
    Summer enrichment activities A-Z homework reinforcement to retain and learn
    Summer vacation means different things for kids and parents. Students rejoice in the holiday. Parents worry how time away from school will affect learning. The problem is compounded when children already lack academically. Summer school is an...
  • Summer learning reinforcement kit & free printable homework practice worksheets
    Summer learning reinforcement kit & free printable homework practice worksheets
    One educational issue that worries parents and teachers is summer learning retention. How well will students remember content during the long summer break? Summer tutoring is expensive. Summer school defeats the purpose of a break (plus kids...
  • Finding the right amount of homework for students: How much is too much?
    How much homework is right for students? School study says no more than one hour
    It is a frequent question: how much homework is the right amount for students? While many teachers may still debate on this controversial educational issue, a new study is pointing to the idea that schools should not be giving the general teen ...
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    Study: There is such a thing as too much homework
    A new study may confirm your teenager’s long-held suspicion that more homework is not necessarily better. According to a March 23 news release, a study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology found that an hour of homework per...
  • Students
    How the Internet is lowering student performance
    Before the advent of the Internet, students and scholars had to go through the natural process of researching, outlining, paraphrasing, and writing down their homework. Although this was an arduous task, it was necessary for developing intellect...
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    Tech Savvy Writing in College - How to Do It Right?
    It is easy to be tech savvy today with Internet access, new gadgets and software which aims to make your life easier. However, when it comes to education not all the students are tech savvy enough. You still use pen and paper, textbooks and Word...
  • dog Xray
    My dog really ate my homework, here's the x-ray proof
    On Monday, Dec. 15, a high school student in Magnolia, Texas, tried to tell her teacher that the reason she didn't have her homework was because her dog ate it. At first her teacher thought she was joking. But this time, it really was the case...
  • Teens with ADHD
    Teens with ADHD: 7 Powerful Ways Parents Can Help Them Succeed
    Teens with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) often have a hard time focusing long enough to learn or study and get easily distracted when trying to complete their homework. As parents, we want to do everything we can to help our...
  • Students told to take stock of their medicine cabinet at home and list all medications for homework assignment
    Students' homework to take inventory of home medicine cabinet sparks outrage
    A teacher has put a Utah school in the spotlight of the nation today with a homework assignment that is a blatant violation of privacy for her students and their family members. A pink form was handed out in a Utah health class to junior high...
  • Reese Witherspoon has a different idea of a night out with her husband
    Reese Witherspoon's idea of a night out involves homework
    For many parents, a date night is something treasured. You will often spend time getting dressed, even buying a new pretty dress to wear out. According to The Stir on September 14, Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon has a different idea of a night out...
  • Homework is banned in schools that have adopted the no-homework policy
    Homework is banned in schools that have adopted the no-homework policy
    According to WTHR Newson Tuesday, some students don't have to worry about homework any more because it has been banned in their school. Some schools are fed up with students stressing out over homework, and they are opting out of homework...
  • A Suitcase Mystery: Part I by Ned Stevens
    A Suitcase Mystery: Part I by Ned Stevens
    A SUITCASE MYSTERY: PART I[Kindle Edition] by NED STEVENSWondering how to help your children with homework? Don’t hover — but stay close by.It’s their homework, but you need to be available in case you are needed. The ideal set...
  • Teenage boys who live at a facility run by City Without Drugs for at-risk youth do their homework underneath a picture of founder Yevgeny Roizman on October 16, 2013 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
    5 ways to help a child with homework
    As a teacher, I have had many parents over the years ask me how they can help their children with homework. It is not always easy for kids to do their homework and the support of their parents is imperative for children to be successful in...
  • Glue batiks
    Class work is now homework and homework is now class work...flipped classrooms!
    Third graders entered my art room with their usual enthusiasm to see what we would be learning about in today’s class. Little did they know they were going to be students for a new teaching method that is spreading the nation…the...
  • Board games
    How to choose board games for an after school care program
    When I was a program director for the Y, I was fortunate enough to have a boss that gave me a monthly budget for buying supplies for my program. This allowed me to shop at garage sales and thrift stores for toys, craft supplies and games to play....
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