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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun homework:
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Definition of the noun homework
What does homework mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: homeworks
- preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
- examples: I'm too lazy to do my homework. | You need not have helped my son with his homework. | You have just done your homework. | You must get this homework finished by the day after tomorrow. | You must do your homework at once. | I will wait until you have finished your homework. | I have already done my homework. | They hate him because he gives them a mountain of homework. | As a rule, our English teacher gives a lot of homework. | I have to do my homework instead of going out.
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of homework: prep / preparation
- more generic terms: school assignment / schoolwork = a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher
- part of: didactics / education / educational activity / instruction / pedagogy / teaching = the activities of educating or instructing
Alternative definition of the noun homework
- Work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.
- Preliminary or preparatory work, such as research.
Specialised definition of the noun homework
Glossary of sports
assignment for completion outside the formal instructional setting to provide extra time, practice, and opportunity to develop age-appropriate cognitive, fitness, and motor development (Mark H. Anshel. 1991. Dictionary of the Sport and Exercise Sciences. Human Kinetics Books Champaign, Illinois)
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Homework
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Teaching Beneath His Wings (2012)
An Academic Memoir by Nancy Lorine Givens
Homework is an essential component in the educational process and classroom management. It is an extension of the...
by Phyllis M. King
Homework is a critical portion of the cognitive and behavioral practice. It serves not only as an assessment of the patient's newly acquired abilities, but also as a mechanism for reinforcement and behavior change. Completion of graduated ...
Schools and Religions (2007)
Imagining the Real by Julian Stern
Homework is an administrative nightmare of bits of paper and instructions and lists and mark books and deadlines.
Often enough, homework is a chance to do something distinctive and original, a chance to show off what you know about a ...
ADHD Comorbidities (2009)
Handbook for ADHD Complications in Children and Adults by Thomas E. Brown
HOMEWORK INTERVENTIONS Homework is an important target for intervention among children with ADHD,
Second, homework is a natural means for promoting effective home–school collaboration because parents and teachers must ...
Homework Beliefs and Practices of Middle Schoolteachers in Relation to Structure-based Standards for the English Language Development Content Area (2007)
by Alex Pierre
For many teachers, homework is a supplement to in-school learning (Cooper et al.) that provides students with extra time to master academic content. With the curriculum in the higher grades and the more limited class time requiring more ...
by Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., L. Mark Peterson, William P. McInnis
Homework is an extension of the treatment process, provides continuity, and allows the client to work between sessions...
by Craig Kridel
Homework is defined as the tasks assigned by school teachers to be carried out by the students during nonschool hours. Homework is usually given to enhance learning by practicing or enforcing skills. Some homework assignments aim to ...
Encyclopedia of Counseling (2008)
by Frederick T. Leong
Homework assignments are tasks that clients in counseling and psychotherapy work on between treatment sessions. Examples include having a depressed client do one rewarding activity a day, having a couple practice active listening skills ...
Paul Krause HOMEWORK Homework, or manufacturing in family residences, first became common in the shoe and textile industries. It characterized garment production in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and reemerged in the late ...
by Denis Hayes
HOMEWORK Sources About.com, Homeschooling, on-line at http:// homeschooling.about.com Ivatts, A. (2006) The Situation Regarding Current Policy, Provision and Practice in Elective Home Education for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller ...
By then, however, urban homework in the garment industry dwarfed its rural cousin. In Boston, New York City, and ...
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Quotes about Homework
Scrabble value of H4O1M3E1W4O1R1K5
The value of this 8-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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