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12 Characteristics of Deliberate Homework

1st Edition

By Erik Youngman

Eye on Education

192 pages | 157 B/W Illus.

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Description

Learn how to assign homework that truly enhances learning and isn't just busywork. This book defines what deliberate homework looks like and provides relevant, actionable suggestions to guide your homework decisions. You'll uncover how to think through these twelve features of homework: 1) purpose, 2) learning targets, 3) format, 4) complexity, 5) completion time, 6) communication, 7) grading criteria, 8) feedback, 9) frequency, 10) sequence, 11) implementation, and 12) learning mindset. For each feature, the author includes strategies and tools appropriate for elementary, middle, and high schools. The book also includes collaborative professional learning questions so you can work on the book with colleagues in book studies and professional development sessions.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 Purpose 2 Learning Targets 3 Format 4 Complexity 5 Completion Time 6 Communication 7 Grading Criteria 8 Feedback 9 Frequency 10 Sequence 11 Implementation Conclusion

About the Author

Dr. Erik Youngman has been a first grade teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Today, he’s the director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment for the Libertyville School District in the Greater Chicago Area. He advocates for continuous learning, feedback, growth mindset, metacognition, innovation, and visible learning. Follow Dr. Erik on Twitter @Erik_Youngman.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU007000
EDUCATION / Curricula
EDU010000
EDUCATION / Elementary
EDU025000
EDUCATION / Secondary
EDU046000
EDUCATION / Professional Development
EDU051000
EDUCATION / Learning Styles