‘Homework’ Blog Posts
3 Steps to Help With HomeworkJanuary 21st, 2019 2020-04-29T07:41:32-07:00 2019-01-21T10:03:50-08:00
The school year is well established, in fact, it is half over. How can parents make the most of the rest of the school year and give their child the homework help they need? Let’s re-evaluate how things are going in school. For example, is it a good year or a frustrating year? Are your children spending time every night on homework? Is it taking up the whole night?
Tips for Parents at Parent Teacher ConferencesNovember 14th, 2017 2018-12-12T15:54:40-08:00 2017-11-14T12:00:26-08:00
Parent-teacher conferences come around several times a year. This is the perfect time for you to check in and see how your child is doing. Have your kids been turning in their homework? Are they working during class time? Are your kids struggling with their homework? Do your kids like school? So many questions!
How Homework Can Help Build Self-Esteem and ConfidenceSeptember 25th, 2017 2017-09-30T19:12:49-07:00 2017-09-25T12:00:12-07:00
Kids need to feel like they belong, can contribute, and are needed. They also need to feel confident, have a sense of achievement, respect of self and others. Completing and turning in homework gives that sense of accomplishment. It improves one’s self-esteem.
Executive Function Skills and An Argument for HomeworkSeptember 18th, 2017 2017-09-19T01:48:10-07:00 2017-09-18T12:55:27-07:00
Developing executive function is a key benefit of homework. Kids can and do learn these skills with short 15 minute assignments. They don’t get burned out or hate school if the total homework only takes 15 minutes. The detriment of homework comes in when daily homework is longer than that.
Homework Help? Practical SolutionsAugust 21st, 2017 2018-12-12T16:47:02-08:00 2017-08-21T09:00:00-07:00
Homework is something most students deal with if not on a daily basis, then a weekly basis. Homework time can be a lot easier using tips, strategies, and specific tools. Watch the video for some practical tips to help make your evenings a lot smoother and give you back your sanity.
Best Homework Help Resources and WebsitesApril 12th, 2012 2018-12-12T18:29:35-08:00 2012-04-12T13:26:11-07:00
Homework Help: Why do so many kids struggle with math, especially algebra? Teachers often move fast in math to cover the curriculum. Unfortunately kids don’t always have each concept solid before they have to move on to the next concept. Math just keeps getting harder. Kids that struggle with algebra never got a solid foundation […]
Back to School Tips with Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCETAugust 20th, 2011 2016-08-23T23:05:01-07:00 2011-08-20T17:14:17-07:00
Bonnie Terry, America’s Leading Learning Specialist, shares some of her favorite back to school tips on FOX News Morning Show. Watch here for 3 of Bonnie Terry’s Back to School Tips: Backpack Organization Time Management Secret Tools to Help with Homework: the dreaded word problems and writing assignments (More tips under the video!) Back to […]
Back to School Homework Help TeleseminarAugust 14th, 2011 2011-08-14T17:10:48-07:00 2011-08-14T17:10:48-07:00
Back to School Teleseminar Thursday August 18th: 5pm PST; 8pm EST For the first time ever, Bonnie is opening up her private Awaken the Scholar Within Call to all parents. This is a one time opportunity to have your homework help questions answered so that you can set your child up for a successful school […]
Need Homework Help? Do You Have Homework Wars?January 3rd, 2011 2016-03-22T08:33:05-07:00 2011-01-03T12:56:13-08:00
Need Homework Help? Do You Have Homework Issues? Homework Wars? Homework Struggles? Homework problems are very common. In fact, I think it would be fair to say that most parents at one time or another need to give homework help to their kids. This is whether your child is gifted, has an identified learning disability, […]
Improve Learning Reading Skills EasilyOctober 30th, 2010 2010-10-30T12:19:41-07:00 2010-10-30T12:19:41-07:00
Give Your Child a 2 – 4 Year Advantage Learning Reading and Writing Whether Your Child Has LD, Dyslexia, ADHD, or is Gifted… You know your child is bright but you still have homework struggles. You know how painful it is to see your child struggle or take forever to read their assignments. You just […]
Improve Learning Reading, Writing, Spelling, and Math SkillsOctober 28th, 2010 2010-10-28T13:01:01-07:00 2010-10-28T13:01:01-07:00
“FACT – It’s Not Too Late… Give Your Child A 2 To 4 Year Advantage in Learning Reading, Writing and Math In Just 20 Minutes A Day!” Does your child struggle with learning reading, writing, spelling, or math? Do they have reading comprehension problems? Do they understand their homework? Do they do their homework with […]
Learning Reading Help: 3 Reasons for Reading StrugglesOctober 22nd, 2010 2010-10-22T15:38:55-07:00 2010-10-22T15:38:55-07:00
Looking for help with learning reading and don’t know where to start? Learning Reading Help Can Be Divided into 3 Categories learning reading skills.
Looking for not only good but great education advice?September 22nd, 2010 2010-09-22T09:26:14-07:00 2010-09-22T09:26:14-07:00
Top Education Advice Blogs to Follow CollegeScholarship.org just posted an article with the top 100 education advice blogs in it. You’ll notice a familiar one at number 21. That’s right…Reading, Writing, & Math Help for Dyslexia is number 21 on the list of the top 100 education blogs to follow!
Struggling With Note-Taking, Reading Comprehension & Listening Comprehension?July 30th, 2010 2015-01-24T00:58:25-08:00 2010-07-30T13:32:47-07:00
Bonnie, I found you through Youtube and am intrigued by the 10 Minutes to Better Study Skills! My home-schooled daughter is 16 and dual-enrolling in our local community college and currently in her first class. She is struggling with note-taking! She also took the SAT in June and scored poorly in the reading portion, especially the “passage” […]
Is There a Way to Help Your Child Improve Their Skills?September 25th, 2009 2017-02-16T01:21:03-08:00 2009-09-25T13:07:36-07:00
Do you wonder if there is a way to help your child improve their reading skills? Listen to what Sara Hathaway had to say about the difference Bonnie Terry’s Products made with her son. Hope this is helpful. Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCET
Spelling, Reading Fluency, and Visual ProcessingJune 18th, 2009 2009-06-18T17:28:15-07:00 2009-06-18T17:28:15-07:00
Hello, I’m interested in a couple of your products. Regarding the Spelling Sense book 1, what ages is this appropriate for? How are the words arranged and how many do you give weekly? I have tried a word family approach with my 9 year old ( just turned 9). He’ll do fine for that week […]
Writing Problems…What Is the Cause and What Do I Do About It?June 9th, 2009 2009-06-09T15:17:09-07:00 2009-06-09T15:17:09-07:00
I am always amazed at how many parents have asked me about how to address their kids writing problems. Writing problems usually occur at one time or another whether you have dyslexia, an identified learning disability, or are even gifted. I think it is safe to say that at one time or another every student […]
Is Homework Time a Struggle For You?May 15th, 2009 2009-05-15T20:59:17-07:00 2009-05-15T20:59:17-07:00
What do you do when homework time is a struggle? Practical tips to help make your evenings a lot smoother and give you back your sanity. More on reading, writing, and math help.
Learning: Why Do Our Kids Need To Practice or Prepare?April 2nd, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25-08:00 2009-04-02T18:59:07-07:00
I just got back from a 3 day seminar that I had spent the past two months getting ready for. In fact, I arrived two days early so I could spend more time preparing for it – so that I would be able to get the most out of the seminar. The gentleman who sat […]
Live: The LD Screening Tool Has Arrived!March 23rd, 2009 2015-11-30T19:29:17-08:00 2009-03-23T18:49:30-07:00
Yes, it is here! Spring is here, the tulip tree is blooming as is the manzanita tree, daffodils, the wild violets…And the Learning Disability Screening Assessment has arrived! You will now be able to have your child or student assessed and find the underlying root cause of their learning problems. You will know the […]
Laziness, Learning Difficulty, LD, or Dyslexia?February 5th, 2009 2016-02-25T00:44:31-08:00 2009-02-05T15:34:12-08:00
I haven’t posted for a few days due to flying down to Boca Raton, FL for a conference. I’ll be in meetings the next few days and wanted to be sure and touch base though. This question recently came up from a parent (Kathy P) wondering, “Does my son have a learning disability or is […]
Can You Improve Reading Speed & Fluency in 5 Minutes a Day?December 18th, 2008 2008-12-18T15:43:19-08:00 2008-12-18T15:43:19-08:00
Miriam writes: This child knows how to read. The problem is bringing him up to speed. He reads 23 words per minute and according to the teacher he should be at 43 words per minute! What do I do to help? Hi Miriam, Schools, teachers, parents, even homeschooling parents are becoming more concerned about reading fluency and […]
Trouble Understanding What You Read? Part Two: The Game SolutionDecember 9th, 2008 2015-01-24T01:21:42-08:00 2008-12-09T16:45:40-08:00
There is another solution to this that I use along with the Ten Minutes to Better Studying Skills. This solution can also be used very effectively at home, with a tutor, in a resource classroom, or in an elementary, middle school, or high school class. I have learned from years of experience and research that […]
Trouble Understanding What You Read? Part OneDecember 9th, 2008 2015-02-04T23:45:03-08:00 2008-12-09T16:11:26-08:00
But what about an answer if the reading problem is #3 (lack of language or vocabulary)? Writes J. K. Remember, there are 3 roadblocks to reading success. The third problem, lack of vocabulary or language can be addressed in a variety of ways. First, a recap on the 3 roadblocks: 3 Most Common Reading Roadblocks (whether your […]
ADHD and Homework Part ONEOctober 21st, 2008 2008-10-21T19:08:40-07:00 2008-10-21T19:08:40-07:00
ADHD and Learning Disabilities or Dyslexia About 30% of the kids with ADHD also have dyslexia, learning difficulties or learning disabilities. School age kids may have problems with reading, spelling, writing, penmanship, or arithmetic. The question then becomes one of, how do I help my ADD/HD kids with their homework? An eighth grade student of […]