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Homework Sucks!

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Walking into a family of 4’s living room in big, bold letters a sign reads, “HOMEWORK IS A BUMMER”. Can you relate?homework It is so interesting how homework can be the cause of such annoyance in the household. Many parents after a couple of years just give up and figure their student can handle the daily tasks by themselves. As a teacher it is so

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Written by debbiecluff

May 14, 2008 at 10:25 pm

Posted in Education

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  1. The issue of homework and its place within our school has been a topic of some debate. I work in a Christian American international school, and so some of us were divided on what homework is supposed to accomplish and the time limitations that should be placed on homework. A book that was helpful to me on this issue was “Classroom Instruction That Works” by ASCD. It had a research-based article on homework as a best practice. The article was easy to follow and even gave tips and strategies for avoiding the misuse of homework as an educational tool. I loved your posts on At-Risk students as well. I would like to invite you to comment on my new blog, Christian Teacher Forum at wordpress. If the “Christian” part turns you off, you are still welcome to help make us better teachers! šŸ™‚


    May 16, 2008 at 5:36 pm

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