#saskedchat – January 21, 2016 – Homework!

  Our topic was Homework and it was a great discussion. Participants were very willing to discuss the many different aspects of homework and how they used homework in their own classrooms. Most participants agreed that the view of homework is evolving. Sometimes communicating this change to parents isn’t easy. There is still a sense that […]

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#saskedchat – October 10, 2014

Another AWESOME #saskedchat tonight. We were discussing homework, redos and feedback. We began discussion the role of homework and the chat evolved with an exploration of different reasons for homework and its role in learning and school. As the chat progressed, so many of the participants examined the relevance of homework in the learning process […]

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Rethinking Homework

Rethinking Homework by Cathy Vatterott discusses the place homework has in school life. She explores the beliefs behind homework and then looks at strategies for assisting students with completing homework. I especially found the first portion of the book very helpful. The discussion about the beliefs about homework (p10-24) provided some good information that I […]

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