Homework Friendzy Compatibility with Title 1 Part A Funding & LCAP

Homework Friendzy is a comprehensive learning application designed to improve student understanding of Common Core concepts, increase participation, and streamline homework and grading procedures. Through curriculum support tools such as a learning center, competitions with students all over the world, peer tutoring, and study groups, Homework Friendzy provides innovative and adaptable options for maximizing students’ learning potential.

 

Because Title I funding is intended to increase the quality of the education support available to disadvantaged students, Homework Friendzy can be purchased using these funds. Homework Friendzy’s engaging and effective learning platform enhances students’ academic experience and contributes to long-term gains in achievement.

 

Title I Goal

How Homework Friendzy Can Help

  • Provide supplemental educational services to disadvantaged students

Instructional tools offer rigorous math curriculum supplementation: CCSS-aligned Learning Center, Practice Skills, competitions with friends and students around the world, Assessment Tests, School Challenges, Homework/Quizzes with Work Area and instant feedback, Peer Tutoring, Study Groups

  • Use academic assessments to gauge whether students are making adequate yearly progress

Assessment tests aligned to CCSS allow teachers to gauge student progress throughout the year on standards and substandards. Detailed graphs provide visual feedback. Results can be viewed at the student, class, school, and district levels.

  • Share assessment results with the school community, including parents, teachers, principals, and schools

An assessment dashboard provides student results in graphical and tabular formats. These results can be exported and shared by teachers, principals, and school districts.

  • Encourage parental involvement in school

Parents receive weekly reports of student participation and progress. Parents and students can access Homework Friendzy through any iOS or Android device, as well as through a desktop version, providing a continuous learning environment that allows parents to stay involved. All content is available in both English and Spanish.

  • Implement programs outside of the classroom, including before and after school and during the summer

Students can use Homework Friendzy anywhere, anytime, on any iOS or Android phone or tablet, Chromebook, Mac, or PC. Learning can continue year round as students hone their skills and move up through the grade levels.

  • Provide special education and limited English proficiency accommodations

The entire program is available in both English and Spanish. The Learning Center content can be read aloud in either language, and students can toggle between languages as they are playing.

  • Coordinate services with other programs and funding sources

Funding for Homework Friendzy can be sourced from other entities and programs, such as 21st Century Community Learning Centers, IDEA Part B, and Response to Intervention.

 

 

Because a Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is intended to increase the quality of the education support available to students by meeting specific state priorities, Homework Friendzy can be a part of any district’s LCAP. Homework Friendzy’s engaging and effective learning platform enhances students’ academic experience and contributes to long-term gains in achievement.

 

LCAP State Priority

How Homework Friendzy Can Help

  • Providing all students access to fully credentialed teachers, instructional materials that align with state standards, and safe facilities.

Teachers can access thousands of word problems and math facts aligned to Common Core and assign them to students according to grade and skill level. Teachers can offer customized feedback on interactive Work Areas where students demonstrate how they solved the problems, increasing student access to personalized instruction anytime, anywhere.

  • Implementation of California’s academic standards, including the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and math, Next Generation Science Standards, English language development, history social science, visual and performing arts, health education and physical education standards.

Instructional tools offer rigorous math curriculum supplementation: CCSS-aligned Learning Center, Practice Skills, competitions with friends and students around the world, Assessment Tests, School Challenges, Homework/Quizzes with Work Areas and instant feedback, Peer Tutoring, and Study Groups. Through a focus on explaining how they achieved their answers and showing their work to their teachers and peers, students practice using Common Core strategies and solutions.

  • Parent involvement and participation, so the local community is engaged in the decision-making process and the educational programs of students.

Parents receive weekly reports of student participation and progress. Parents and students can access Homework Friendzy through any iOS or Android device, as well as through a website version, providing a continuous learning environment that allows parents to stay involved. All content is available in both English and Spanish.

  • Improving student achievement and outcomes along multiple measures, including test scores, English proficiency and college and career preparedness.

Assessment tests aligned to CCSS allow teachers to gauge student progress throughout the year on standards and substandards. Results can be viewed at the student, class, school, and district levels. An assessment dashboard provides student results in graphical and tabular formats that can be exported and shared by teachers, principals, and school districts.

  • Supporting student engagement, including whether students attend school or are chronically absent.

Students can use Homework Friendzy anywhere, anytime, on any iOS or Android phone or tablet, Chromebook, Mac, or PC. Learning can continue year round as students hone their skills and move up through the grade levels. Student engagement is activated through peer competitions, game-based learning, and real-time tutoring features.

  • Highlighting school climate and connectedness through a variety of factors, such as suspension and expulsion rates and other locally identified means.

Schools can establish a network of peer tutors that connects students to one another, anonymously or by name if requested. Teachers can track students using the tutoring system and issue community service credits for participation.

  • Ensuring all students have access to classes that prepare them for college and careers, regardless of what school they attend or where they live.

The entire program is available in both English and Spanish. The Learning Center content can be read aloud in either language, and students can toggle between languages as they are playing, making the program especially accessible for both English language learners and students who require audio supports.

  • Measuring other important student outcomes related to required areas of study, including physical education and the arts.

Use of the program increases students’ familiarity with learning and assessment conducted on computers and tablets. The testing environment is similar to that of the computer-based standardized assessments students are already taking, which means students strengthen their technology skills and are better prepared for high- stakes testing.