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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Rethinking Homework, 2nd Edition: Cathy Vatterott has crafted a timely and useful guide for understanding and transcending the recurring debate related to traditional homework.

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Please try again later. This commitment drives her to create myriad materials to enable any teacher of any age create a game plan that works for them. See the book’s table of contents and read excerpts. How to ensure students complete homework and get adequate time and support.

September 28, at vtaterott Citing numerous research articles, Ms. July 24, at 2: Ecology of Education exploring the landscapes of learning, one voice at a time.


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Nine years after Rethinking Homework: She cites many sources but none of them are in places where she makes a point, they are all in the background information. Though it is not expounding on in this book, these step have value far beyond homework.

Lists with This Book. Schools should take a look at this homework bill of rights and then have a discussion about their own philosophy of homework: Does she call teachers lazy, as some have claimed?

Which teacher behaviors and attitudes reinforce good homework practices. The Battle Over Homework: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Kohn doesn’t make many explicit suggestions for teachers but he is really I have read works by Alfie Kohn and this book was not nearly as good. Write a vaterott review.

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Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs, 2nd Edition

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Chapter one said that assigning homework is bad because it assumes that the parents are incapable of providing homewrk educational lessons at home, but later in the book it says that teachers can’t assume parents can provide ANY support at all as far as homework is concerned.


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Nov 08, Megan rated it it was amazing. The end product is homework that works—for all students, at all levels. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. And why do we give so damn much of it?

In many ways it feels like Ms. 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.

Vatterott explores the old paradigm of homework and caty explains why it doesn’t work in the current educational environment.