Homework help from the library
For Immediate Release
CHICAGO — Children’s and young adult librarians are crucial links to effective learning for students. “Homework Help from the Library: In Person and Online,” published by ALA Editions, is a straightforward handbook filled with nuts-and-bolts advice on the best ways to help young people with their homework, no matter what the assignment. Carol F. Intner, a certified English teacher and experienced tutor, concentrates on the practical, covering:
- How students’ different learning styles and current technology inform the homework process
- Tips for planning a customized homework-help agenda
- Staff training and community outreach
- Options for working more closely with both students and teachers
Intner is a freelance writer who has worked or volunteered in the education field for more than 18 years. She is an English teacher certified in New Jersey and Maryland, where she taught ninth and 10th graders and participated on the faculty team for John F. Kennedy High School’s Leadership Training Institute, a rigorous program for highly motivated students in Silver Spring, Md. She co-founded and coordinated an elementary school homework club for at-risk students in North Chevy Chase, Md. and has tutored both elementary and middle school students at their public schools in New York City, where she now lives.
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