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Homework

 
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Does Homework Improve Learning?

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Does Homework Really Work?

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Homework and Practice

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Probing Question: Is Homework Bad for Kids?

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Research Spotlight on Homework

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Summary: From NEA

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The Case For and Against Homework

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Summary: ASCD article by Marzano and Pickering

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What research says about the value of homework: At a glance

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Summary: From the Center for Public Education

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After the Bell: Family viewing

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Summary: If no specific homework needs to be completed, family viewing of science-related programs is enjoyable and rewarding and a no-pressure learning experience.

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After the Bell: Weekend home labs

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Summary: Through a series of weekly homework assignments dubbed "Weekend Home Labs," families are enjoying learning science together. Students take home an assignment that asks them to use common household materials to demonstrate a scientific principle. They...

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Methods and Strategies: Science Homework Overhaul

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Summary: Do your students groan when you announce a homework assignment? Do they have so much math and language arts homework that they just don’t have time for science homework? Does the homework you give help students to better understand key science concepts?...

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Methods and Strategies: The Home Connection

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Summary: Teachers can help students gain experience in the natural world by taking students outside, but such experiences usually have tight time constraints due to elementary students’ very busy daily school schedules. Another important, yet often overlooked,...