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Reviewing Cathy Vatterott’s “Rethinking Homework”

We teachers don’t really like homework.  It’s not really that fun to plan.  Its not really that interesting to grade.  And, despite what many students may believe, it’s not really that pleasurable getting them to turn it in. So why do we give it, day after day after day, year after year? Why do we […]

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To Homework or Not To Homework

To homework, or not to homework?  That is the question. While it doesn’t quite have that Shakespearean resonance or gravity to it, the question continues to spark debate in education circles (or at least it did in 2006). Recently some parents in my school started sending around a few resources while they explored the various […]

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