Stop second-guessing yourself about what is the right amount of homework and the right kind of homework to give your students.
Across the U.S. and Canada, attitudes about homework are changing. Schools and districts are rethinking K-12 homework practices, not only in response to parent and student protests about the demands and stresses that homework places on after-school life but also because research is questioning the educational benefits of many homework assignments.
Join Cathy Vatterott, aka the homework lady, for a practical, lively and thought-provoking 2-hour webinar on what’s effective and ineffective in homework practices. She will examine ingrained beliefs and biases about homework, conventional homework practices and discuss how the moves toward standards-based grading and tougher standards are changing homework.
- Common beliefs and misconceptions about the goals and objectives of homework
- Trends in homework reform in K-12 districts in U.S. and Canada
- 5 steps to meaningful and effective K-12 homework practices
- Differentiating homework and increasing homework completion rates
- Why students need homework support and what makes a good homework support program
- How the Common Core will change homework practices
- What the move to standards-based grading means for homework practices