study habits

Will You Assign Math Homework?

“I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice.” – Ray Bradbury Many studies report that there is little gain from homework, yet I’m not ready to give up on math homework altogether as I […]

Help Students Turn Around Poor Study Habits


Are your students’ study habits causing you headaches? While it’s only part way through the school year for most of us, the poor habits that were only mildly concerning in early September are really beginning to become worrisome. Whether it’s procrastination, not writing down homework assignments, distractions, or “I did it, but I left it […]

Ten Easy-to-Implement Suggestions to Help Disorganized Students


Disorganized students come in various guises: younger students, older students, male students, female students, well-manneredstudents, disruptive students, and , all too often, failing students. What these different students do share, however, is the tendency to be disorganized and overwhelmed. They are the ones still looking for their homework when everyone else has turned theirs in. […]