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ISBN-10: 0385246854

ISBN-13: 9780385246859

Edition: N/A

Authors: Faith Clark

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Publisher: Broadway Books
Publication date: 8/18/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Acknowledgments and Dedicationp. ix
A Notep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
This Bookp. xvii
p. 1
Homework: Reframing an Old Subjectp. 3
Your Partp. 5
Your Child's Partp. 8
The Homework Brainp. 11
The Three-Part Brainp. 12
The Doing Brain
The Feeling Brain
The Thinking Brain
Left and Right Brain
Whole-Brain Homework
p. 25
The Six-Week Planp. 27
Getting Startedp. 28
Computer Helperp. 29
The Parent-Child-Teacher Teamp. 29
Self-Assigned Homeworkp. 30
The Learning Atmospherep. 31
Homework Journalp. 31
An Overview of the Planp. 32
A Gentle Introduction to Time and Spacep. 35
Organizing Spacep. 37
A Place for Everything
The Perfect Notebook
Home Supplies
Ritualp. 40
Homework Every Day
Same Time
Same Place
Homework: It's About Timep. 43
The Homework Dayp. 44
Preview the Day
Preview Homework
The Learning Log
Break It Up
Spaced Review
The Silent Partner: How Much Help Is Helpful?p. 49
Planning a Projectp. 50
Developing Intelligentlyp. 55
The Developmental Stagesp. 57
Magical Child
Concrete Logical
Formal Logical
Homework and Developmentp. 63
The Search for Multiple Intelligencesp. 66
The Teachable Momentp. 69
Learning with Stylep. 71
Types of Learnersp. 73
Eye Movementsp. 77
Word Cluesp. 79
Family Learning Stylesp. 81
Applying Learning Style to Homeworkp. 83
The Visual Learner
The Auditory Learner
The Kinesthetic Learner
Off and Running: Discovering the Motivated Childp. 92
Motivation Strategyp. 94
What Doesn't Workp. 95
Know Yourselfp. 97
Remember Your Own Scraped Knees
Examine Your Beliefs About Work
Make a Portrait in Your Head
Acknowledgmentp. 100
Motivation Techniquesp. 101
Make a Choice
Examine the Stop Signs
Find the Center of Learning Excitement
Be a Model
Make a Game
Make Sense
The Learning Comfort Zone
Tell a Story
Melt Excuses
How to Talk to Your Child
Plan for the Plateaus
Keeping the Eye on the Ball--Concentrationp. 113
The Brains to Concentratep. 114
Obstacles to Concentrationp. 115
The War Between the Brains
Overstimulation by Today's World
Television: The Number One Distraction
Concentration: Definition Pleasep. 118
Development and Concentration
Learning Style and Concentration
Help Your Child Concentratep. 122
Prepare to Concentrate
Set a Goal
Give Me a Break
Plan Your Exit
Upgrading Your Child's Memoryp. 127
How Memory Worksp. 129
The Memory Filing System
Developmental Memory
Emotions and Memory
Memory by Learning Style
Memory Helpersp. 137
Method of Loci
Elaborate and Exaggerate
How Not to Forget
For Those Who Don't See Pictures
p. 145
Grades and Testingp. 147
Questions Parents Askp. 147
Questions Children Askp. 152
The Parent/Teacher Connectionp. 156
Check the Teacher Picturesp. 158
Know the Teacherp. 158
Let the Teacher Know Youp. 159
The Good
The Not-So-Good
Speak No Evilp. 160
How Your Child Sees the Teacherp. 160
Write a Consumer Reportp. 161
Four-Star Homework Assignmentsp. 164
p. 169
Homework Hotspots and Homework Helpersp. 171
Avoid Homework Band-Aidsp. 172
Subjects Have Learning Stylesp. 172
Skills: Conceptual or Neuromuscularp. 173
Change the Beliefsp. 174
Homework Helpers to the Rescuep. 174
Homework Hotspotsp. 176
Writingp. 176
Readingp. 177
Spellingp. 181
Vocabularyp. 184
Foreign Languagesp. 186
Handwritingp. 187
Mathp. 190
Sciencep. 192
History and Social Studiesp. 193
Grammarp. 196
Homework Helpersp. 199
Musicp. 199
Visual Artsp. 201
Movementp. 203
Computersp. 209
p. 213
Recommended Materialsp. 215
Computer Programsp. 215
Other Recommended Materialsp. 231
Books and Skill Builders
Audio Tapes
Organizations and Training
Recommended Readingp. 241
Notesp. 247
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