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ERIC Number: ED491176
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 113
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-5876-0073-0ISBN-978-1-58760-073-9
Same Homework, New Plan: How to Help Your Disorganized Kid Sit Down and Get It Done
Hoyle, Sally G.
Child Welfare League of America (NJ3)
This book offers easy-to-follow steps that busy parents can readily implement to decrease homework meltdowns and help kids achieve their academic potential. Written for all parents of kids ages 7 to 16--regardless of whether the problem is a homework power struggle, ADHD, unidentified giftedness, or something else--this book shows parents the techniques they need to win the homework war. Parents will learn how to: (1) establish a homework routine that is tailored to learning style and family needs; (2) help children manage and overcome organizational problems; (3) make teachers allies; (4) use a combination of inexpensive office supplies, high-tech gadgets, and easy-to-follow activities to boost children's self-confidence and independent learning skills; and (5) implement an organizational plan. "Same Homework, New Plan" is an indispensable tool for any family with school-age children. The following chapters are included in the book: (1) The Homework Wars; (2) The Causes and Costs of Underachievement; (3) Homework According to Hoyle: Short-Term Solutions for Tonight; (4) Homework According to Hoyle: Helping Your Child Become Organized for the Long-Term; (5) Low-Tech and High-Tech Homework Aids; (6) Your Homework Allies: The Teacher, the School, and Other Supports; (7) Coaches' Corner: Tips and Techniques to Help Parents Keep it Together; (8) The Homework Activist; (9) I Finished My Homework; and (10) Resources for Students and Families.
Child Welfare League of America. 440 First Street, NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20001-2085. Tel: 202-638-2952; Fax: 202-638-4004; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Child Welfare League of America, Inc., Washington, DC.