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Keep Calm and Do Your Homework: Rethinking Homework Woes of High School Students

As a teacher, you have to balance your desire for students to learn and retain as much as possible while being sensitive to students' varying home lives and levels of parental support. When it comes to homework expectations, here are some valuable resources for making a case for homework, and for motivating both students and their parents to get it done.
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Keep Calm and Do Your Homework: Rethinking Homework Woes of High School Students
  • The author says:
    If you are a parent with a teen child, you will know how hard it is to get them to work. Most teens need no help doing things that they are interested in, be it gaming, shopping, or hanging with friends. But when it comes to homework,...
  • teachhub.com
    teachhub.com

    How to Motivate Students to Love Homework

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    BloomBoard Spark says:
    Maybe "love" seems like a bit of a stretch, but it is possible to make homework more appealing to students. This article provides 6 common-sense ways teachers can get their students on board with homework completion.
  • BloomBoard Spark says:
    The National Education Association takes a look at the amount homework that is appropriate, and how to develop good policy in schools and districts regarding the amount of homework assigned.
  • edudemic.com
    edudemic.com

    What Are Flipped Classrooms?

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    BloomBoard Spark says:
    Flipped classrooms invert the educational process by having students access lectures or assigned reading at home, and then using classroom time to help students with homework or projects. This article explains the advantages and disadvantages of taking this new approach to homework.
  • naturallyeducational.com
    naturallyeducational.com

    9 Ways to Keep Calm and Do Homework

    6 minute read
    BloomBoard Spark says:
    This practical guide for parents creates a useful list "do's and don'ts" for homework time. Communicate these tips to your students' families to engage them in the process and help them make the best use of their child's homework time.
  • maa.org
    maa.org

    Teaching Time Savers: Homework Without Grading

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    BloomBoard Spark says:
    If you've ever wondered how you can keep students accountable for homework without having to grade every jot and tittle, this article provides a helpful strategy for engaging students. Having students include a cover page for each assignment allows them to reflect on their learning and helps you to efficiently pinpoint student needs.
  • ascd.org
    ascd.org

    Homework Done Right

    6 minute read
    BloomBoard Spark says:
    "Meaningful homework activities enrich the school curriculum by challenging students to think deeply about important questions and solve genuine problems." This helpful educational article explains what meaningful homework entails, and provides practical examples of how to create authentic homework assignments of your own.
  • edudemic.com
    edudemic.com

    Is Homework Worthwhile?

    5 minute read
    BloomBoard Spark says:
    This thoughtful and well-researched article considers the value of homework. It addresses the factors of age and resources in evaluating the issue and provides 5 practical tips for homework success.