Homework Policy

Homework Policy

Following is an outline of our school's homework policy.

GOAL:  MAKE OUR STUDENTS RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLETING THEIR WORK CORRECTLY AND ON TIME BY USING THEIR GOD-GIVEN TALENTS AND ABILITIES.

TEACHER/PARENT/STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES


Teacher Responsibilities

A. Teach necessary concepts

B. Show the value of the work

C. Link learning to life

D. Proper motivation

E. Make clear, realistic assignments

F. Provide time to begin assignment in class

G. Keep outside responsibilities and commitments in mind

H. Avoid compounding major assignments due at the same time

I. Teach organizational skills and habits

J. Use assignment notebooks

K. Help students prioritize work

L. Communicate with parents

Student Responsibilities

A. Pay attention during class

B. Write assignments in assignment notebook

C. Use time in class to begin work

D. Check assignment notebooks at the end of the day

E. Work with parents to develop a homework

F. routine at home

G. Learn to say "no" when necessary

Parent Responsibilities

A. Pray for your child and the teachers

B. Know the teacher's expectations

C. Check your child's assignment notebook completed homework

D. Communicate with the teacher

E. Provide a place to do homework

F. Provide time to do homework

G. Help your child develop a homework routine

H. Help your child say "no" to activities that may interfere with homework

I. Provide help without smothering with attention

J. Provide a routine place to keep

K. Intercede for child during unusual Circumstances

GUIDELINES FOR HELPING YOUR CHILD

• Let the Word of God be your guide in all phases of daily living.

• Have regular family devotions and prayers. Your child's teacher can suggest suitable devotional materials.

• Strive to set a Christian example for your child so that he may pattern his life after yours.

• Attend church regularly with your child and discuss the sermon with him.

• Assist him in his memory work. Refrain from being critical of school procedures or teachers in his presence.

• See to it that he is regular and prompt in attendance. Encourage him to be courteous and considerate when riding the bus to and from school.

• Discourage him from bringing distracting items to school.

• Encourage him to take responsible care of personal and school equipment.

• Discuss with him daily assignments and achievements, strengths, and weaknesses.

• Encourage him in his schoolwork and other school endeavors.

• Be diligent in your prayers for our school and staff