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: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs by Cathy Vatterott
The parents who question what teachers know? Rethinking Homework is just that – a research based, analytical look at the effectiveness of homework, and solutions for working with rethinkingg and students on reasonable homework policies and procedures that will both encourage and improve students success.
Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Vatterott is tilling the soil by unearthing jomework and preparing minds for the planting of new seeds. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? November 16, at 7: Explore a new paradigm that helps you understand: Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.
She aims no lower than reforming or rethinking homework for the sake of all students. Her suggested methods for thinking about, planning, and giving homework have relevance for a wide audience that includes teachers, administrators, professors, and parties interested in reforming education for the sake of all students.
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Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs, 2nd Edition
Vatterott is considered an international expert on the topic of K—12 homework. Subscribe Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter to receive updates. The book helped bring up some areas that I myself was a lazy thinker on: Finally, I really like Vatterott’s focus on learning being the end goal and the way that all else should be driven by that time spent, frustration levels, etc.
Furthermore, the book provides data on how to provide meaning homework assignments for individuals- not entire classes In this updated edition, Cathy Vatterott examines the role homework has played in the culture of schooling over the years; how such factors as family life, the media, and “homework gap” issues based on shifting demographics have affected the homework controversy; and what recent research as well as common sense tell us about the effects of homework on student learning.
The more self-reflexive we are in our practice–pro OR anti-homework–the better teachers we all will be. All parents, educators and grandparents need to read this book. This seems to walk the line between not giving homework and maintaining a reasonable and meaningful type of homework for students. Or is it published by ASCD and not included in the membership? August 6, at 4: August 5, at 5: This makes perfect sense and only becomes more complex as Ms.
I’m not sure why some reviewers were so offended. English Choose a language for shopping. Aug 11, Sasha Albrecht rated it really liked it. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
So why do we give it, day after day after day, year after year? August 5, at 1: Thank you for the reminder Vatterott! Your statements were very genuine and truly inspring… Just what I needed to continue my struggle jihad. Not Enabled Word Wise: Jun 26, North Landesman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Homweork to like here. Oct 08, Tracey rated it it was amazing Vatterort Contents 1The Culture of Homework.
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Provides ideas about what kind of homework tends to be homewirk helpful than others. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I highly recommend that every parent, teacher, and administrator reads this book.
Vatterott provides useful ideas, and makes a teacher think about how to assign effective, fair homework.
Rethinking Homework, 2nd Edition: Both of these sk Lots to like here. The second half of the book focuses entirely on developing homework practices and strategies that work. Some good ideas and insights about homework.