September 9, 2013
While homework time may be a core component of your program, it may not be a favorite for all students. There are ways, though, to make homework time feel more productive, fun, and engaging. Try out some of these resources on Y4Y to help transform your homework space and time.
• Use the Effective Homework Time Training To Go to train staff in creating an environment and establishing systems that make homework time a positive experience for everyone. Follow the Training Plan to deliver the training without a hitch.
• Ready for details? Get deep into planning your homework space and time using the Afterschool Training Toolkit’s Managing and Organizing the Homework Environment tips.
• Set up a communication system with each student’s classroom teacher using the Homework Sharing Tool. It’ll help keep both of you informed about the student’s progress and challenges.