Aside

Responsibilities for Homework: Copied from The Pampered Child Syndrome: How to Manage It and How to Avoid It p. 124 & 125

Homework Zone

Homework Zone (Photo credit: crysb)

Homework?

Homework? (Photo credit: mikecogh)

TASK

Teacher(s)

Student

Parent

Teaching concepts necessary for homework

**

 

 

Setting tasks for homework

**

 

 

Ensuring students know what is required of them

**

 

 

Deciding how much work is reasonable

**

 

 

Determining how much time should be spent

**

 

 

Establishing timelines for handing in work

**

 

 

Finding out what homework has been assigned

*

**

 

Writing homework assignments in agenda

*

**

 

Taking responsibility for bringing homework home

 

**

 

Providing access to the necessary materials

**

 

**

Collecting the necessary materials to do the work

 

**

 

Setting up an appropriate place to work

 

**

**

Making homework a priority over other activities

 

**

**

Ensuring there are no interruptions during homework time

 

**

**

Setting regular homework time

 

**

**

Checking in agenda to see what homework is required

 

**

 

Prioritizing assignments

*

**

*

Doing the homework

 

**

 

Checking over homework for mistakes or errors

 

**

 

Identifying specific area(s) of difficulty

 

**

 

Exploring resources to help with area(s) of difficulty

 

**

 

Providing assistance to clarify directions or instructions

**

 

*

Re-teaching concepts if necessary

**

 

 

Deciding whether homework is ready to hand in

 

**

 

Handing homework in to the teacher

 

**

 

Evaluating quality of homework

**

 

 

Providing consequences for inadequate homework

**

 

*

English: Weekly Homework Chart

English: Weekly Homework Chart (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

** Primary responsibility

* Can give assistance as required

Taken from The Pampered Child Syndrome: How to Manage It and How to Avoid It p. 124 & 125

I highly recommend this book.  It is sensible and to the point.

Diane Scaiff

 

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