June 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rings for Reading at Gaithersburg Elementary (VIDEO)

The students and staff at Gaithersburg Elementary School are celebrating the number of books they read this school year. And even though school is now out, these students are expected to do a lot of reading this summer, too. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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June 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Principal Emphasizes Reading Over Homework (VIDEOS)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Elementary School Principal Stephanie Brant stresses the importance of reading. She also explains how the school replaced homework with reading:

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May 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS Homework Hotline Show Ends Early Due to Budget Cuts

The popular Montgomery County Public Schools Homework Hotline Live! TV show was pulled off the air a month early this school year to save the school system money. The program offers “live” homework help for students in kindergarten through 12th grade and airs on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and at AskHHL.org. This year […]

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February 19, 2014 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Dr. Carey Heller: clinical psychologist with The Heller Psychology Group in Bethesda, Maryland.

Improving Homework Compliance

Getting children to voluntarily complete their homework can be challenging for some parents. For children with ADHD, learning disabilities, or other issues that impact academic functioning, it can be especially tough. Here are a few basic tips to help your child complete their homework more easily: 1)      Devote a specific place for them to complete […]

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September 21, 2013 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Potomac After Hours and More…

POTOMAC AFTER HOURS A fun packed evening each month filled with Live Bands by School House Rock, music dancing, sports and more. A special program for 6th-8th graders October 4, November 1, December 6, January 3, February 1, and March 7 Annual membership fee: $25.00 Course #366754 Guest Fee: $5.00 at the door Call 240-777-6957 […]

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