This Help for Homework Times Tables book is a quick and easy reference guide for children to use either at home or at school. Help for Homework Times Tables contains a clear list of all the times tables plus topical number facts and questions.
Originally published in 1911, this practical textbook of exercises was primarily aimed at school students and was intended to provide an accessible yet challenging 'informal course' on solid geometry for classwork, homework and revision. The book is divided into three principal sections: chapters 1-6 discuss the main properties of lines and planes, chapters 7-13 examine properties of the principal solid figures, including mensuration, whilst chapters 14-16 consider coordinates in three dimensions, plan, elevation and perspective, also known as descriptive geometry. The book covers key theorems, whilst cataloguing useful geometry questions focused on developing a broad understanding of the subject. Intended as educational rather than technical material and a practical, systematic supplement to school lessons, this book will be of great value to scholars of mathematics as well as to anyone with an interest in the history of education.
Ready-to-use therapeutic exercises for overcoming parenting deficits The Parenting Skills Homework Planner provides complete, customizable, copy-ready exercises for use with parents in therapy. Designed as a companion for the Parenting Skills Treatment Planner, this invaluable resource can also be used alone to facilitate counseling and help clients take a more proactive role. Organized by topic, each section provides specific goals for each exercise and suggests additional exercises that may help clients organize their thoughts and behaviors surrounding complex family dynamics. From behavioral problems and negative relationships to career development, blended families, grandparenting, and much more, this book provides practical tools for therapists helping clients navigate the landmines of parenthood. In an era of brief therapy, tangible homework assignments help clients continue their therapeutic work outside of the session, offering a quicker, more effective route to solving parenting skills deficits. This book provides insightful prompts and helpful exercises designed to uncover the root of the problem, focus on a solution, and help clients think deeply and critically about past and ongoing behaviors and habits. Use tested homework assignments independently, or in alignment with the Parenting Skills Treatment Planner Customize each exercise to suit each client's situation using downloadable files Help clients get more out of therapy by using time between sessions productively Tackle issues relating to abuse, depression, school difficulties, divorce, poverty, and more Today's complex family structures, combined with increased childhood pressures from school, peers, and the general culture, make parenting a more difficult job than ever before. Homework assignments extend therapy into family time, and facilitate constructive thought and discussion outside of the session. With 60 customizable exercises tailored to specific parenting problems, the Parenting Skills Homework Planner is an essential resource for the family therapist.
Develop powerful study skills that will last a lifetime! When you have strong study habits, you learn more in class, get more out of your homework, and, best of all, have a much easier time completing any type of assignment. How to Study for Success lets you build those habits and master essential study skills that will help you become a better student. Filled with easy-to-follow advice, this hands-on guide includes 7 Keys to Success that will help you improve your school performance: * Get Ready to Study Now * Get Organized * Make the Most of Class Time * Make the Most of Home Study Time * Make the Most of Homework * Put Your Computer to Good Use * Go the Extra Mile So get ready to improve your school performance-and study for success!
Most of the research conducted about homework is based on adults' perspectives. This case study explored the perspectives of 5th and 6th grade students in comparison with 10 teachers' perceptions about homework. The author administered questionnaires and conducted in depth interviews using a stratified purposive sample and extreme case sampling; which educed the participants' perceptions and practices about homework. The students' represented 4 distinct groups: English Language Learners, general education, gifted and talented and special education. The teachers' instruct 5th and 6th grade. The results of the study indicate that students do not complete their homework because they find it too hard, boring, or they do not understand it. Interestingly, students think that worksheets are hard and boring. However, they are not against homework! This book should benefit teachers, parents, school administrators and staff developers. It would also help develop homework practices that would increase homework completion and student learning. This book brings out the voices of the students to the forefront. After all, they are the ones doing the homework. Listen to them!
Task-based learning is an instructional method in which students complete coherently-structured activities in order to meet objectives set by the educator. This thesis illustrates learning communities as the ideal environment for a task-based learning classroom. It discusses the teacher’s role in a task-based classroom. This paper also describes three examples of tasks performed in my high school geometry classroom along with my observations of students’ interactions and discussions.
Just the critical concepts you need to score high in geometry This practical, friendly guide focuses on critical concepts taught in a typical geometry course, from the properties of triangles, parallelograms, circles, and cylinders, to the skills and strategies you need to write geometry proofs. Geometry Essentials For Dummies is perfect for cramming or doing homework, or as a reference for parents helping kids study for exams. Get down to the basics – get a handle on the basics of geometry, from lines, segments, and angles, to vertices, altitudes, and diagonals Conquer proofs with confidence – follow easy-to-grasp instructions for understanding the components of a formal geometry proof Take triangles in strides – learn how to take in a triangle's sides, analyze its angles, work through an SAS proof, and apply the Pythagorean Theorem Polish up on polygons – get the lowdown on quadrilaterals and other polygons: their angles, areas, properties, perimeters, and much more Open the book and find: Plain-English explanations of geometry terms Tips for tackling geometry proofs The seven members of the quadrilateral family Straight talk on circles Essential triangle formulas The lowdown on 3-D: spheres, cylinders, prisms, and pyramids Ten things to use as reasons in geometry proofs Learn to: Core concepts about the geometry of shapes and geometry proofs Critical theorems, postulates, and definitions The principles and formulas you need to know
You, too, can understand geometry – just ask Dr. Math! Are things starting to get tougher in geometry class? Don't panic. Dr. Math–the popular online math resource–is here to help you figure out even the trickiest of your geometry problems. Students just like you have been turning to Dr. Math for years asking questions about math problems, and the math doctors at The Math Forum have helped them find the answers with lots of clear explanations and helpful hints. Now, with Dr. Math Presents More Geometry, you'll learn just what it takes to succeed in this subject. You'll find the answers to dozens of real questions from students in a typical geometry class. You'll also find plenty of hints and shortcuts for using coordinate geometry, finding angle relationships, and working with circles. Pretty soon, everything from the Pythagorean theorem to logic and proofs will make more sense. Plus, you'll get plenty of tips for working with all kinds of real-life problems. You won't find a better explanation of high school geometry anywhere!
Hatsune Takanashi is not the best of students--her grades are subpar, she hates homework, and the only thing that will rouse her from bed in the morning is the promise of pudding. But for all her drawbacks, Hatsune is full of energy and intends to make the best of her time at Ritsukan Boarding School, an all-girls high school atop a mountain that has been called a high-school girl's paradise.
JIT can’t be bothered with school. His mum’s new boyfriend is doing his head in, and the last thing on his mind is dealing with lessons and homework. He needs the gang’s help, and fast . . . SUKY and Imi have been going out for ages. But there’s trouble in paradise – namely, Suky’s strict parents. A whole load of drama is about to kick off . . . Two great stories from the Devana High gang.
You, Too, Can Understand Geometry – Just Ask Dr. Math! Have you started studying geometry in math class? Do you get totally lost trying to find the perimeter of a rectangle or the circumference of a circle? Don't worry. Grasping the basics of geometry doesn't have to be as scary as it sounds. Dr. Math-the popular online math resource-is here to help! Students just like you have been turning to Dr. Math for years asking questions about math problems, and the math doctors at The Math Forum have helped them find the answers with lots of clear explanations and helpful hints. Now, with Dr. Math Introduces Geometry, you'll learn just what it takes to succeed in this subject. You'll find the answers to dozens of real questions from students who needed help understanding the basic concepts of geometry, from lines, rays, and angles to measuring three-dimensional objects and applying geometry in the real world. Pretty soon, everything from recognizing types of quadrilaterals to finding surface area to counting lines of symmetry will make sense. Plus, you'll get plenty of tips for working with tricky problems submitted by other kids who are just as confused as you are. You won't find a better introduction to the world and language of geometry anywhere!
Originally published in 1929, this book presents a guide to riders in geometry aimed at students of matriculation or School Certificate standard. The text is divided into three main sections: 'The straight line'; 'The circle'; 'General'. Exercises are included at the end of each section. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in geometry, mathematics and the history of education.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of social class on visualising geometry in South Africa. Hence the fieldwork for this study was conducted in two secondary schools in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Green Park High was a predominantly middle class school whilst Bleakstone High was a predominantly working class school. Data was collected through a questionnaire, geometry evaluation worksheet and a semi-structured interview schedule. A total of 160 grade 12 mathematics learners completed the questionnaire and geometry evaluation worksheet for the pilot and main study. Finally, 24 Grade 12 mathematics learners participated in the main study. These learners were interviewed using a semi-structured interview schedule. The findings of the study show that whilst both the learners from working-class backgrounds and the learners from middle-class background employed visualisation techniques when solving geometry problems, their techniques, logic and geometric reasoning differed considerably. This study unpacks these differences within the social context in which they occur.