The debate over homework has gone on for decades, but schools and families have changed in many ways, and, as author Cathy Vatterott notes, “There’s a. Meet the Homework Lady. Cathy Vatterott. Homework Lady was created to provide information to teachers, school administrators, parents, and the general. Rethinking Homework has ratings and 40 reviews. Cathy In Cathy Vatterott’s book Rethinking Homework, Vatterott explains two sides of a long debated.

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Also lots of strategies to use when homework is not being completed. Both of these sk Lots to like here. Ecology of Education exploring the landscapes of learning, one voice at a time. I reflect on these tips when I feel like I am slipping away from my deen and reminds me to live for Allah.

The role of the school is to rethinklng learning beyond the classroom. Some good ideas and insights about homework. Peer feedback was not a new idea, or the idea that homework and first attempts are practice and ungraded to encourage a culture where it’s safe to learn and make mistakes.

Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs

What are my goals not just with homework but the whole of my teaching? I wonder who it is intended for.

Eethinking Practices That Support Diverse Needs examines the role homework has played in the culture of schooling over the homedork how such factors as family life, the media, and the “balance movement” have affected the homework controversy; and what research–and educators’ common sense–tells us about the effects of homework on student learning.

Its not really that interesting to grade. Vatterott is tilling the soil by unearthing assumptions and preparing minds for the planting of new seeds. Mar 28, Katrina Holman rated it it was amazing.


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Lots of homework is a sign of a rigorous curriculum. Dec 29, Kami rated it it was amazing.

At last, a book that forever solves the debate over whether homework is an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice. It never occurred to me to question whether or not a child should do their homework. The end product is homework that works–for all students, at all levels.

September 9, Language: If so, how much? There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This makes perfect sense and only becomes more complex as Ms. Learn more about our permissions policy and submit your request online. The debate over homework has gone on for decades, but schools and families have changed in many ways, and, as author Cathy Vatterott notes, “There’s a growing Instead, the author urges educators to replace the “old paradigm” characterized by longstanding cultural beliefs, moralistic views, the puritan work ethic, and behaviorist philosophy with a “new paradigm” based on the following elements:.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. In many ways it feels like Ms. Her strategies for helping teachers create and assign homework are firmly rooted in practicality, backed by clearly stated rationale and research, and held together by her keystone commitment to helping all students experience success. November 18, at 8: November 16, at 7: Rethinking Homework is just that – a research based, analytical look at the effectiveness of homework, and solutions for working with parents and students on reasonable homework policies and procedures that will both encourage and improve students success.

Not Enabled Word Wise: Ok, no new information. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Coming out of reading this book, I would ask my childrens’ teachers the following questions: There were two chapters full of s Like many most?


The book helped bring up some areas that I myself was a lazy thinker on: Schools should take a look at this homework bill of rights and then have a discussion about their own philosophy of homework: I felt like this work vattterott brushed the surface.

Other editions – View all Rethinking Homework: I know I’m rethinking homework rethinkig reading this! To begin with, she offers 4 general findings related to homework research: I liked the introduction of the history of homework over the past decades. From a professional development standpoint, however, I felt some of the language and attacks were poorly worded. January 20, at 4: This could have been a long article in an education journal. By aiming to fix any one of the problems, we only create or exacerbate issues elsewhere.

It’s good to re-evaluate our purpose with assignments. Sep 06, Janice rated it liked it Shelves: August 5, at May 31, Chad Earwood rated it liked it.

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This is not a member book. August 6, at 7: Dec 03, Nshslibrary rated it really liked it.

Kohn has a way of putting stuff right in your face and this author didn’t challenge my thinking too much. Furthermore, the book provides data on how to provide meaning homework assignments for rethniking not entire classes