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Posted on October 19, 2014 12:44 pm
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H.A.M Log (Homework Assignment Missing Log)
Mr. Carver is a new teacher who has a student who will not complete any homework assignments. He has contacted the student's parents and sent home numerous H.A.M logs to be signed by parents, which always come back signed. The students does well in the class, and has an A, even with the missing homework assignments. He has spoken with other team members who teach the student, and they do not have the same issue with the student; most homework assignments are projects and students have a specific deadline by which to submit the assignment, math homework is nightly. Mr. Carver wonders if he should just ignore the fact that the student does not complete or turn in most homework assignments, or if he should involve the school counselor and administration.
 
     
     
 
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Solution 1
Posted February 17, 2015 1:16 am

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I feel the first step would be to speak with the student to see if the student is bored with the homework or is having trouble completing them for other reasons. The student is getting A's, so there is no need to contact the school administration or counselor. The student is not having the same issue in the other classes, so I would try and communicate with the student.
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yDegyv
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i agree if the student is bored with the assignment they will not have any motivation to do it.
  Posted on: February 28, 2015 9:01 pm

Jenna Herberson
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Do not just assume.
  Posted on: February 25, 2018 7:19 am

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Solution 2
Posted February 21, 2015 11:07 pm

eqeTys
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This should definitely not be ignored. Before talking to a school counselor or to school administration, I would talk to the student and try to get to the bottom of the problem. Is it a time issue? The student is clearly understanding/grasping the material, since they are getting an A in the class, but something is preventing them from doing the assignment. Is it boring? Does the student need more stimulation? Once I had spoken to the student and figured out the problem, I would proceed as appropriate, whether that was making more interesting assignments for the student (differentiated learning; perhaps another few students could also benefit from an alternative assignment), or offering time management skill lessons.
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Danielle Brock
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awesome suggestion
  Posted on: March 1, 2015 11:15 pm

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Solution 3
Posted February 19, 2015 1:42 pm

Javuna
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I would never ignore that fact that a student is not doing homework because it would not be fair to the other students who are taking the time and effort to complete their homework. I would try to give an allotted time each day in class for homework for the whole class and see how the student does then.
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Solution 4
Posted February 22, 2015 3:28 am

aHemaV
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This is definitely a case worth further investigation. These projects are being used to see if the student understands the material, and are important to complete. Perhaps the pacing of the class is too slow for them?
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Solution 5
Posted October 4, 2015 9:08 pm

Alyssa McGee
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I don't think getting the school counselor involved at this point is necessary try to talk with the student and communicate why this problem is occurring and what you can do to help.
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Solution 6
Posted October 20, 2014 11:58 pm

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I think that Mr. Carver should get in touch with a counselor just to get to the bottom of the situation. If a student is getting A's and doing well in every class, then the teacher should see how they are not able to complete the homework given.
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