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Hello prof: an essential homework assistance organization, according to a recent study

On August 26, the results of a study were unveiled to assess the impact of online services from Allô prof, a Quebec organization dedicated to free homework help, on students' academic perseverance and success.

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On August 26, the results of a study were unveiled to assess the impact of online services from Allô prof, a Quebec organization dedicated to free homework help, on students' academic perseverance and success.

Hello teacher is a charitable organization that has offered free homework help to all elementary and secondary students in Quebec since 1996. It brings together a team of qualified teachers and a virtual community made up of student helpers, parents and students. 'a multitude of other education players.

A total of 6,659 participants from 60 school boards took part in this research, overseen by the team of the Canada Research Chair in Technologies in Education.

The question of homework often comes up in discussions. "Progress or drift? Too much? Not enough? For? Against? More benefits at school or at home? The question of homework is not a simple one, especially when we note that students' appetite for these extracurricular tasks continues to wane: boredom and disinterest in homework, such is the finding of several research published in recent years. years, ”recalls the team that conducted the study.

Some highlights from the study:

- 86.3 % of the students questioned indicated that they needed help, at one time or another, to complete the school homework requested, especially in mathematics and in French.

- 82 % of parents surveyed indicate that homework is a challenge for them and their child.

- 95 % of the students questioned indicated that they appreciated Allô prof to the point of recommending it to friends or classmates.

- 100 % of the students questioned said they had an easier time completing their homework after consulting Allô prof.

- 100 % of the students questioned indicated "having obtained the help sought" after having called on the homework assistance services of Allô prof.

- 98 % of the students questioned feel better at school after using the services of Allô prof.

All the highlights: http://karsenti.ca/alloprof/files/Faits-saillants.pdf

Research report: http://karsenti.ca/alloprof/files/Rapport.pdf

To Hello Prof, it is a sign that the organization is fulfilling its mission and that we must continue to promote it. This is also the main challenge observed in the findings of the study.

 

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Audrey Miller
Audrey Millerhttps://ecolebranchee.com
General manager of École branchée, Audrey holds a graduate degree in educational technologies and a bachelor's degree in public communication. Member of the Order of Excellence in Education of Quebec, she is particularly interested in the professional development of teachers, information in the digital age and media education, while actively creating bridges between the actors of the educational ecosystem since 1999. She is involved these days in particular in Edteq Association and as a member of the ACELF Communications Committee. When she has free time, she is passionate about her children, his rabbits, horses, good wine and... Web programming!

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