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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Explore a new paradigm that helps you understand: The best way to address the pro- and anti-homework controversy is not to eliminate homework.

Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs by Cathy Vatterott

After reading it, I feel guilty, informed, and hopeful. Not Enabled Word Wise: Lots of homework is cathg sign of a rigorous curriculum. Ideas from the Field. Some of the diversities that influence perspective on homework include: Veteran teacher, trainer, professor, consultant, and author Cathy Vatterott distills her years of experience with all kinds of schools into a balanced approach that ensures homework leads to more gatterott for learning and teaching without turning off parents and students.

I felt like this work just brushed the surface.

How to differentiate homework assignments to your students. Jul 20, Steph rated it liked it. This could have been a long article in an education journal.

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The other very important point that Vatterott makes is that differentiation is key to homework that supports learning.

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 growing Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

She then provides strategies to make homework meaningful and approachable for all students so that learning isn’t a punishment.

Schools should take a look at this homework bill of rights and then have a discussion about their own philosophy of homework: Its not really that interesting to grade.

Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs

Instead, the author urges educators to replace the old paradigm characterized by long-standing cultural beliefs, moralistic views, and behaviorist philosophy with a new paradigm based on the following elements: Homework appears to be more effective for older students than younger students.

December 27, at 7: Example of my book review style: What do I believe about the research?

If so, how much? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. As some reviewers said, it is biased, but I feel they weren’t accurate in how she handled it all.

Depending on who you are and what your values are, the problem with homework might be any number of things. 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.

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August 5, at 5: 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 growing suspicion that something is wrong with homework.

August 6, at 7: Aug 11, Sasha Albrecht rated it really liked it. Establish formal methods of parent-teacher communication.

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August 5, at vatterort You’ve inspired me to read it! Selected pages Title Page. The best way to address the pro- and anti-homework controversy is not to eliminate homeeork. But that is probably because I read Kohn before reading this book. Not quite–she does say that some teachers use h A nice quick book that brings up a lot of thoughts.

Good points were argued throughout the book and I am reaffirmed that my stance on homework is legit: July 24, at 2: