Parents' Complaints --- Arrogant Public Schools Turn a Deaf Ear by Joel Turtel
... However, the math-teaching policy for most public schools today is that all children beginning in kindergarten have access to calculators at all times to do math problems. Most school districts make important teaching-method or curriculum decisions in secret, without parents’ knowledge or approval. A parent’s only recourse is to complain to principals or school authorities after these authorities have dictated their curriculum or teaching methods, and the parent sees the damage to their ...
Notable Notes - Study Tips for the Struggling Students by Brian Shannon
... Write down all date changes for assignments in a separate class scheduler or calendar. Always re-type your notes at the end of the day before you take time off for your social life. Re-typing your notes helps to re-inforce the ideas in your brain, as well as keeping them legible for later in the semester. (It always amazed me how I couldn't read my own handwriting or follow my own thoughts just two weeks later.) This will also cut down on the amount of time you will need to review your ...
Questions And Answers About The GED Test by Leonard Williams
... If going to a class is a problem, you can find some GED study at home programs and online GED classes that allow you to work at your own pace, on your own schedule. Just make sure it’s the real thing – lots of companies are out there that promise bogus diplomas. You can also get preparation books, study guides and GED practice tests, which will help you get ready for the GED test. Where do I take the GED test? The GED tests are given at official test centers in all major cities across the U.S.
Mathematics - We’re Counting on Help from Parents by Barbara Snyder
... 3) If parents visit a math class in today’s schools, they will see some differences in the math instruction compared to when they attended. The approach to mathematics has undergone some positive changes that parents should be aware of. There is an emphasis on the following: the different ways in which a problem can be solved; skills concepts, using mathematical language and knowing why; students as risk takers, participating without fear; talking and writing about mathematics, keeping math ...
Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator by Matthew Keegan
... Well, it is pocket-sized, comes with 12MB of memory, does tons of math problems including statistical tests, has a complete alphabetical keyboard, and it can run programs to name a few. Still, if you are a Calculus student it doesn't do Calculus. However, you can bring the TI-83 Plus along for standardized tests and college admission exams. The device runs with 4AAA batteries, so you need to make sure you are fully charged before you start your tests or at least carry spare batteries with you.
Children With Learning Disabilities by Aaron Schwartz
... Will be spend more time on spelling, than in classes for normal children. 3. The teaching of writing. On the one hand, writing lessons will begin with the formation of letters, then they will progress to the writing of words, sentences, paragraphs and so on. At each level the rules which govern composition will be studied. As a result we suppose the child will be able to write and be willing to use these techniques in expressing himself in written language.
Prognosis of Failure in School Math by Victor Guskov
... The prediction of their failure in math will be right in about 95 cases of 100. It must be noted in conclusion that the level of elementary mental computational skills of actively working pupils only do not decreases in due course. If a pupil uses a calculator instead of mental computations, works passively at lessons and does not carry out home works himself/herself, then the level decreases gradually.
Parents --- Homeschooling Can Take a Lot Less Time Than You Think by Joel Turtel
... Have them take art classes at the local YMCA, library, or arts and crafts store. Introduce them to different kinds of music. See if they enjoy a music lesson on the piano, guitar, or drums. Give them classic novels by great authors to read. Most home-schooling parents spend about three to four hours a day homeschooling their kids. The key point to remember is that you have many options and a vast amount of educational resource material available to help you homeschool your children and ...