Yesterday I started a discussion about homework. If you missed it, you might want to start there. Teachers, parents, and researchers all have plenty to say on the subject. Today I present the arguments against homework, most of which can be categorized so: Homework disrupts families, overburdens children, and actually limits learning. NO homework! DISRUPTS… Continue reading Homework: Devil or Divine (part two)
With another school term set to begin in a few short weeks, teachers' thoughts return to planning. A huge part of those plans is homework; how much to assign, when to assign it, how to correct, collect, and grade it, and what to do if it's missing. Did you know that no educational research definitively… Continue reading Homework: Devil or Divine?