books about: homework
Homework Without Tears
William Morrow Paperbacks
Parents with school-aged children will find in this volume the help they need to create an unstressful learning environment in the home and motivate their youngsters to succeed in school.
Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Is homework an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice that alienates and discourages a significant number of students? The debate over homework has gone on for decades, but schools and families have changed in many ways, and, as author Cathy Vatterott notes, "There's a growing suspicion that something is wrong with homework." Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs examines the role homework has ...
The Berenstain Bears and the Homework Hassle
Random House Books for Young Readers
In this timely First Time Book® , the Berenstains once again prove they have their paws on the pulse of America! Mama and Papa Bear are stunned when they receive a letter from Brother Bear's teacher. Even though Brother Bear sits down diligently every night with an open notebook, he has not been completing his homework assignments. After taking a closer look, Mama and Papa realize that there's a whole lot of competition going on for ...
Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter
Building on the enormous success of the original Shelter, Lloyd Kahn continues his odyssey of finding and exploring the most magnificent and unusual hand-built houses in existence. Among the intriguing domiciles described in Home Work are a Japanese-style stilt house accessible only by a cable across a river; a stone house in a South African valley whose roof serves as a baboon trampoline; multi-level treehouses on the South China Sea; and a ...
Homework Helpers: Chemistry
Homework Helpers: Chemistry is a user-friendly review book that will make every student--or parent trying to help their child feel like he or she has a private Chemistry tutor. Concepts are explained in clear, easy-to-understand language, and problems are worked out with step-by-step methods that are easy to follow. Each lesson comes with numerous review questions and answer keynotes that explain each correct answer and why it's correct. This ...
The Homework Machine
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Doing homework becomes a thing of the past! Meet the D Squad, a foursome of fifth graders at the Grand Canyon School made up of a geek, a class clown, a teacher's pet, and a slacker. They are bound together by one very big secret: the homework machine. Because the machine, code-named Belch, is doing their homework for them, they start spending a lot of time together, attracting a lot of attention. And attention is exactly what you don't ...
The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing
Da Capo Press
So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil-or even demand a larger dose? Kohn’s incisive analysis reveals how a set of misconceptions about learning and a misguided focus on competitiveness has left our kids with less free time, and our families with more conflict. Pointing to stories of parents who have fought back-and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework-Kohn demonstrates how we can ...
Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools, and Solutions to Stress-Free Homework
Ann K. Dolin
This book is for any parent who has ever experienced stress, self-doubt, and anxiety over their child's homework. In Homework Made Simple - Tips, Tools, and Solutions for Stress-Free Homework , Dolin, an educator with over 20 years teaching and tutoring experience, reveals the core problems that commonly lead to homework stress. She identifies six key student profiles: Disorganization, Rushing, Procrastination, Avoidance, Inattention, and ...
Homework: A Parent's Guide To Helping Out Without Freaking Out!
Neil McNerney, a licensed counselor and parenting expert, will show you ways to help your child do better in school without arguments, yelling, or guilt. In his 25 years working with school-age children and their parents, Neil McNerney has developed a simple and powerful approach that will increase achievement and decrease aggravation! HOMEWORK: A Parent's Guide to Helping Out Without Freaking Out! will guide you through a simple process to ...
How to Do Homework Without Throwing Up (Laugh & Learn)
Free Spirit Publishing
“Everybody who goes to school does homework. You are not alone. And they feel just as sick as you do when they have to do it.” Trevor Romain knows how horrible homework can be, and kids will see this right away as they page through this book, grin at the cartoons, and smile at Trevor's funny insights. Meanwhile, they'll discover valuable truths and pointers about homework: “People who say homework is a waste of time don't know what ...
Homework, Organization and Planning Skills Manual
Joshua M. Langberg
This practical manual gives you evidence-based interventions for students who struggle with organization, time management, and planning skills. You'll get session by session instructions including a CD-ROM with printable forms, to help students achieve their full academic potential. This method is highly effective at improving organization skills, decreasing homework problems, raising grade point averages, and creating long-term successes.
The Homework Trap: How to Save the Sanity of Parents, Students and Teachers
Kenneth Goldberg Ph.D.
The Homework Trap is a concept developed by Dr. Kenneth Goldberg to explain why certain children, regardless of how bright they are, are unable to complete their homework assignments. These children are typically misperceived to have emotional or behavioral problems when, in fact, they have under the radar learning problems which are preventing them from getting their assignments done. These learning problems are not severe enough to require ...
The Case Against Homework: How Homework Is Hurting Children and What Parents Can Do About It
Three Rivers Press
Does assigning fifty math problems accomplish any more than assigning five? Is memorizing word lists the best way to increase vocabulary—especially when it takes away from reading time? And what is the real purpose behind those devilish dioramas? The time our children spend doing homework has skyrocketed in recent years. Parents spend countless hours cajoling their kids to complete such assignments—often without considering whether or not ...
Ending the Homework Hassle
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Homework can be one of the most frustrating of all problem areas for chidlren and parents. In this helpful guide, Rosemond warns against parental interference and demonstrates ways to help children learn to work on their own and to take responsibility for getting the work done themselves.
A Homework Manual for Biblical Living: Personal and Interpersonal Problems (Homework Manual for Biblical ...
Wayne A. Mack
P & R Publishing
Specific assignments for counselors to assign clients, or for counselors to work through to gain insight. Topics include: anger, blame-shifting, dating, obesity, pride, sex, sleep, work, many others.
Homework Helpers: English Language & Composition
Homework Helpers: English Language and Composition focuses on all aspects of writing, with clear lessons and exercises on: * Parts of speech * Punctuation * Tone * The writing process * Types of sentences * Types of essays * Revisions * Common errors to avoid Students from high school through college will find this book to be an essential writing tool. Younger students can follow the lessons from beginning to end to learn everything they ...
Peanut Butter and Homework Sandwiches
Lisa Broadie Cook
Martin MacGregor is having one rotten week! First, his substitute teacher, Mrs. Payne, gives out mountains of homework. And when Martin's dog literally eats his homework, little does he know it's only the beginning of his troubles. Martin's homework ends up in the washing machine, goes to kindergarten with his little sister, and blows onto the roof of the school. Martin just can't catch a break! But with some creativity and a positive ...
A Homework Manual for Biblical Living: Family and Marital Problems (Homework Manual for Biblical Living, ...
Wayne A. Mack
P & R Publishing
Homework Helpers: Physics, Revised Edition
Homework Helpers: Physics is the latest book in the popular series that has been designed to help students master the material and tackle the tests. It will help any student unravel the formulas that describe the world around him or her. Each lesson is written in clear, easy-to-understand language, and supported with review questions. Answers and detailed explanations are found at the end of each chapter. Homework Helpers: Physics covers ...
Homework Helpers: Biology
Homework Helpers: Biology is a user friendly review book that will make any student--or those trying to help them--feel like he or she has a private Biology tutor. The book covers all of the topics included in a typical one-year Biology curriculum, including: An approach to the study of biology using the scientific method and the skills and equipment used by most biologists. The concept of the cell as the unit of structure and function of all ...
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