No More Mindless Homework

Author: Kathy Collins
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325092812
Size: 46.39 MB
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" Kathy Collins and Janine Bempechat take on the stormy topic of homework by re-focusing the conversation from "to assign or not to assign" to how we can design engaging homework that harnesses children's interests and fosters their ...

Reconsidering Read Aloud

Author: Mary Lee Hahn
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571103511
Size: 67.35 MB
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Includes the following information: Classroom vignettes that demonstrate how read-aloud conversations are teachable moments, Suggestions for choosing books, Examples of teaching strategies that work especially well during read-alouds, and ...

The Homework Myth

Author: Alfie Kohn
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0738211346
Size: 21.73 MB
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Pointing to stories of parents who have fought back-and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework-Kohn demonstrates how we can rethink what happens during and after school in order to rescue our families ...

The Homework Myth

Author: Alfie Kohn
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0738211346
Size: 68.28 MB
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... “Just as 'tougher' courses often simply meant more to cover,” so “'more
homework' usually meant more mindless busy work. ... In particular, it's important
that we not assume all is well just because kids are getting what we (or even they
) decide is a ... It's revealing to listen to teachers and researchers talk about the
benefits of “shorter but more frequent assignments. ... But that doesn't mean it's
legitimate to make students do something at home on a regular basis even when
there's no ...

No Fears No Excuses

Author: Larry Smith
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544663284
Size: 51.16 MB
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This is a typical result of how I feel after chatting with Larry.” —M.

Rethinking Homework

Author: Cathy Vatterott
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416608257
Size: 35.69 MB
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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: ...