Different types of homework has been shown to benefit different populations.
The type of program you work in may also dictate the type of homework you send home, if any.
One of the most effective ways to do this is by creating a monthly “Homework Calendar.” You can download free calendars online that you can customize to meet your needs.
In each space on the calendar indicate which activities you want parents to focus on each night, this helps parents from becoming overwhelmed.
ESGI auto-generates personalized parent letters, in both English and Spanish, that you can use to easily show parents their child’s progress and provide them with personalized practice cards to help their child at home.
With just one click of a button in ESGI, you can quickly generate parent letters for each child in your class along with corresponding flash cards, specifically aligned to each child’s individual needs.I created the video at the top of this page to show to parents at our “Homework Help” educational session.A useful tool that can help you not only assess students, but communicate progress to parents is ESGI.Jim explains, very clearly and with plenty of anecdotes, humor and wisdom, the importance of reading aloud to children.If you’re interested in reading more on this topic I encourage you to check out the online book study I hosted for .Some schools mandate homework for Pre-K because they think it’s going to close the achievement gap, others do it because they think parents “expect it” and still others assign homework because it’s what they’ve always done.There’s a little something here for everyone, no matter what your situation.To implement a successful Pre-K Homework Program in your classroom you must meet with all the parents to explain your program.Do not expect your program to be successful without this critical component.My goal for homework in my own classroom is to support and encourage parents as partners in their child’s education.It is my responsibility as the teacher to teach the required skills, but it is the parent’s job to help support me in my efforts.