Home, Sweet Homework
A Parent's Guide to Stress-free Homework & Studying Strategies That WorkBook - 2007
Finally, an end to the homework struggle! Written specifically for parents of K-12 children Author is the founder of Educational Innovations/ SCORE educational program, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education According to a 2004 national survey conducted by the University of Michigan, the amount of time spent on homework is up 51% since 1981 I don't have any homework. I swear I studied, but I still failed the test. I can never learn itnever! Every night in millions of homes across America, parents hear all this and more. With kids getting twice as much homework as their parents got when they were in school, homework has become a struggle for many students and parents alike. But with Home Sweet Homework, Educational Innovations/SCORE founder Sharon Marshall Lockett shows readers how to help their children get their homework done the right way, in record time. Lockett sets out a plan any student can follow, and any parent can help implement. Parents adopt the plan to suit the homework personality of their child. Are they processoriented or goal-oriented? Logical or spontaneous? Dreamers or perfectionists? Home Sweet Homework offers strategies for every child, including those who have trouble with memorization, reading comprehension, and organization. Readers even learn what to do when they don't understand the material themselves! With Home Sweet Homework, parents have the resource they need to help their kids conquer homework angst once and for all! AUTHOR: Sharon Marshall Lockett is the founder and director of Educational Innovations/SCORE, a program validated by the United States Department of Education for effectiveness in improving the performance of high-risk youth. SCORE helps to develop effective support programs in schools throughout the nation; and teach classroom teachers how to help students learn. She has over 30 years' experience in public education, with teaching experience in grades 7 through post-graduate and adult education. She is the Director of the Divorce and Grief Recovery program at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. Sharon is also a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows. She received her Master of Science in Educational Administration at California State University, Fullerton.
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, c2007
Branch Call Number: 371 .3028 LOC
Characteristics: xxi, 250 p. ;,23 cm