Eye on Education
192 pages | 157 B/W Illus.
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.
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