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  • 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....
  • "Who's the baby's daddy?" A homework assignment gone bad!
    'Who's the baby's daddy?' Bizarre homework assignment enrages only one parent?
    Who’s the baby's daddy? A homework assignment for ninth grade biology students, was met with some friction when a parent got a gander at what their child was working on. This multiple choice biology worksheet had students figure out...
  • School Boy Doing His Homework
    When homework becomes a battle
    In an ideal home, homework should never get to the war-zone stage. If good homework habits are firmly rooted at an early age, it is less likely that a battle will emerge.If homework has already become an issue, you need a fresh start.Call a family...
  • Is your 8 year old learning?
    Is your 8 year old learning?
    The 3rd grade level is the stage where peer pressure rises its ugly head. This is the curial grade for aptitude development. Consequently, is your 3rd grader learning?Social learning: In this grade, teachers focus on interactive behavior hence,...
  • Stuff your 2nd grader should know
    Stuff your 2nd grader should know
    It not easy being a parent, in particular, it is not easy to be a good parent today with internet and social media invading so many lives. In this time of information age it becomes difficult to keep track of what your child is learning.The one...
  • Is your 1st grader learning?
    What is your first grader learning?
    The parent-teacher conference can be as brief, long, or as intense as parents would like. The conversation content however should be satisfying for all parties involved – your child, yourself and the teacher.Continuing in the vein of what...
  • Is your 1st grader learning?
    Is your 1st grader learning?
    If at any point in your conversation with yourself as a parent the questions arises, “Is my 1st grader learning?” There is cause for concern because elementary school students are always excited to share what they learn. If your child...