Nov 7th 2011 Pod Classes, Homework, and How to have a Successful 2nd Quarter.

Details, Details, Details Homework How to have a successful 2nd Quarter. In my opinion, the second quarter is the hardest of the year, for everyone involved: students, parents, and teachers. With so many breaks from school and other things to focus on; students, parents, and teachers need to work extra hard to make sure everyone is focused on the student’s success. Here are five tools that will help your child succeed this term. This is specifically written for my class, but the concepts will help in all classes. 1) Stay Focused. Especially with so many breaks and the Holidays to look forward to. School doesn’t have to be at the top of the list, but don’t let school work fall to the bottom. 2) Keep Study Routines. Homework will still be sent home, and reading will still be assigned. You may have to adjust when you take care of academic responsibilities, but you will stay have them. Schedules get crazy this time of year; make sure to plan ahead if you are going out of town or plan on missing school. 3) First quarter is over, learn from it. The first quarter of middle school is over, the best thing to do with it is learn from it. If you did well, great learn how you can improve; if you didn’t do well, learn from your mistakes and work on small...

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