Math Homework policies

In our class, homework is assigned as additional practice of objectives or processes that have been taught in the classroom.  Homework is not assigned as a punishment or for the sole purpose of an additional grade.  With my students, it is very important that they repeatedly practice the steps and processes required to excel at math.  A significant amount of class time is devoted to instruction and practicing of these processes and strategies together as a group.  Assigning homework to be completed outside of the classroom allows me to monitor independent progress of the student and intervene by providing more instruction as needed.  Homework should never take more than one hour to complete.  If you encounter any problem with understanding the assignment, please send a note with your child explaining that he/she needs help.