ISBN 9788132116042,Homework Done Right : Powerful Learning in Real-Life Situations

Homework Done Right : Powerful Learning in Real-Life Situations



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788132116042

ISBN-10 8132116046


Number of Pages 216 Pages
Language (English)


Homework Done Right shows teachers how homework assignments can connect with the curriculum and with students' lives. Educators will learn how to design and implement active, creative assignments that promote 21st-century skills such as inquiry, problem solving, and critical thinking. Moving beyond the current "homework debate," this resource provides - Effective homework strategies and sample assignments for all K12 levels and numerous subject areas - Richly detailed vignettes describing how real teachers have changed their homework practicesincluding do's and don'ts - Insights on how to use homework to promote parent involvement - Guidance on helping students develop leadership and collaboration skills through activities such as questioning, evidence gathering, and interviewing - Classroom-ready tools, including homework planning forms and other reproducibles When homework assignments are challenging and relevant, students have a new opportunity to engage with learning and to succeed academically!