Will students have homework every night?
Students' homework assignments will vary from 2-4 night per week,
including some weekends. Students are usually given 10-20 minutes
in class to start (and sometimes finish) assignments. What is not
completed in class must be finished at home.
Can homework be done in ink?
Homework must be completed in pencil only.
Is late homework accepted.
Because the value of homework diminishes greatly if not done
completely and on time, late or incomplete work is not accepted. The exception
is, of course, in the event of an excused absence, the student will
be given a few days to complete any missed work and will receive full
Do students have to show their work?
Most math problem do have work to be shown, but some problems can
be done "in the head". In this case, the problem and answer must
be written on the paper, and the student must be prepared to
explain how he or she arrived at the answer.
How often are quizzes given?
Pop Quizzes can be given at any time, Tests usually occur after the end of
two or three sections or topics. Usually a one-day or two-day notice
will be given for tests.
If I give you my email address, will you notify me of my child's progress?
I will do my best to contact you in the event of serious problems
involving your child, but because of the number of students in
all classes, routine regular email messages to parents are
impossible. If a parent ever wants to ask a specific question
concerning his or her child, I will respond within 24 hours.
What is the best way to contact you?
You can usually reach me by phone in my classroom between 7:00 am
and 7:40 am before classes or between 2:20 pm and 2:45 pm after
classes if you need to speak to me right away. Of course, you may
always leave a message or send an email and I will respond within
24 hours. The school number is (951) 490-0690. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org