Homework Help

This training focuses on making homework help time effective by helping youth get organized, by providing an atmosphere that helps youth focus on their work and by building a supportive relationship with youth. These elements will help you to reconsider a time to help with homework as an opportunity to build relationships and nurture positive growth, beyond merely getting the work done.

Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Learning Environment and Curriculum: 4.B: Design and implement a curriculum to enhance cognitive development – Entry Level and Level 1.

Primary QIS Scales Addressed

Supportive Environment:

II-J: Staff support youth to build new skills.

II-K: Staff support youth with encouragement.

Training Objectives

Participants will:

a. Understand the homework cycle and potential supports.
b. Have opportunities to develop strategies to make homework help time productive.
c. Gain experience using a variety of ways to track students work and design the homework space.