Gives you a real life look into someone else’s life
Can serve as a tool in global studies and other class projects.
Teach This – 5 Homework Tips for Parents and Teachers
Establish a Routine and Schedule
Specific time and place for homework, stick to the schedule, limit distractions
Let go and Let Learn
Assist in getting started, then leave, monitor and give feedback without doing all work together, do not correct entire assignment
Help Your Student Organize (Your Role)
Assignments and dates, divide into smaller, manageable parts, supervise that completed work leaves home, plan study sessions and help study
Use Positive Reinforcement
Praise, incentives, contracts, model love of learning, library visits, etc.
Seek Help when Necessary
No excessive amount of time on homework, tutoring, study buddy
E-Freebies – Grants Opportunities for September
15th- Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini Grants
30th – Captain Planet Foundation Grants
30th – Northrop Grumman Corp.
Verizon Foundation Grants
Do Something Grants for Community Building, Health and the Environment
Intel Community Grants
So, What Do You Know?
The record for the world’s tallest dog belongs to a Great Dane named Giant George. He measures 3 feet 7 inches from paw to shoulder and over 7 feet long from nose to tail. At 245 pounds he sleeps alone in his own queen size bed!
Over 21 million dollars is spent on Halloween candy each year. 20 million pounds of candy corn. The most popular brand of candy corn sells enough corn to circle the earth 4 ¼ times if each kernel was laid out end to end!