Homework Survey for Blue Mountain Middle School Parents
The purpose of this survey is to learn more about homework practices in BMMS and to find out your opinions about homework. Parents and students will also be asked to complete surveys. All surveys are anonymous. There are 18 questions. Thank you for participating in our survey.
(This survey has been adapted from the book, "RETHINKING HOMEWORK")

* Grade level of child.

* Sex of child.

* Does your child receive special education services?

* Is your child an English Language Learner?

* Is your child enrolled in accelerated math, advanced math, advanced English and/or enriched English?

* On average, how much time does your child spend on homework on weekday evenings?

* On average, how much time does your child spend on homework on weekends?

* What do you feel is an appropriate amount of homework for your child’s grade level?

* How much homework do you feel is appropriate for a student to have over the weekend?

* How much control should parents have over the amount of homework their child has? Select all that apply.

* How often do you understand the value of the homework assignment to your child’s learning?

* How often does the homework appear to be busywork?

* Can your child complete homework without your help or supervision?

* Does your child have special needs or special circumstances that influence the ability to complete homework? (Check all that apply to your child.)

* Does your child have organizational problems related to homework? (Check all that apply to your child.)

* If your child has difficulty working alone, to what do you attribute the problem? (Check all that apply to your child.)

* What resources do you have at home to assist your child in doing homework? (Check all that apply.)

* How involved are you in your child’s homework? (Check all statements that apply to you.)

* What could teachers do to make the homework process better and less stressful for your child? (Check all that you agree with.)