Homework Hotline, the live, statewide educational television program that provides students in grades four through 12 the tools needed to succeed with their homework, and supports academic achievement across a variety of New York State Learning Standards. Teachers from the Rochester City School District host the show – teaching mini lessons in various curriculum topics to give more depth to problem solving and complex content.
In addition to providing homework help, Homework Hotline presents daily thematic segments on health, animals, book reviews, history, environment issues, and people and places in New York State. Homework Hotline sends out daily updates and helpful hints for the “Teaser” question on its Facebook page.
Hosts: Laura Drake and Donna Mineo
Our holiday shopping is done! Now we have to wrap our gifts, but Jamal has some oddly shaped gifts. We will help him figure out surface area. We will also be lighting up your holidays with this Young Entrepreneurs Academy graduate Venita D'Angelo. We will find out why she started her company Light Essentials and what it is all about.
Hosts: Craig Zaremba and Donna Mineo
The Rochester Museum & Science Center will be stopping by with Portis, a Russian tortoise. Jamal is having a hard time estimating how much wrapping paper he needs for his oddly shaped gifts. We’ll look at how an object’s surface area impacts how much wrapping paper Jamel needs.
Hosts: Craig Zaremba and Sam Simpson
History teacher Howard Krug will be here to tell us about the Bill of Rights. We will also continue looking at surface area with Jamal and how he uses his new knowledge to help him figure out the surface area of a gift he wants to make.
Hosts: Joe Zuniga and Sam Simpson
The Rochester Museum & Science Center will be here with another science experiment. We will also be finishing up our lesson on surface area by helping Jamal figure out the surface area of irregular shapes.
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