Homework Writing

To Grade Or Not To Grade Homework

Homework assignments began to increase after the former Soviet Union launched Sputnik in 1957. Schools were criticized for presenting a soft curriculum for reasons that are not clear, homework was seen as part of the solution. Unfortunately, teachers assumed that homework should be graded even though its role in evaluation was ill-defined. About forty years […]

What Teachers Should Know About Homework and Student Learning

A widespread assumption is that homework is an essential element of the learning process. But homework lacks consistency in definition, application, and purpose. Often it is assigned simply because teachers feel that parents expect it, but parents generally accept teachers as the experts and will accept less homework if less is assigned. The Research on […]