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Homework and practice (ch5)


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  • 1. Classroom Instruction That Works Marzano and Pickering Chapter 5 Homework and Practice
  • 2. Homework: How’s That Working For You?
  • 3. Homework: Generalizations from the Research The of homework assigned to students should be between grade levels  in homework should be kept to a minimum The should be identified and articulated If homework is assigned, it should be on
  • 4. Appropriate Purposes of Homework For skills and process Practice: to increase accuracy, fluency, and, if appropriate, speed For information and ideas Preparation: for new learning Elaboration: to increase understanding
  • 5. Issues to Consider When Developing Homework Policies  What kind of homework is most effective?  How much homework is appropriate?  At what age is homework a useful learning tool?  Who is responsible for deciding how much homework to assign?  Who is responsible for monitoring homework?  Is homework a requirement that students should be held accountable for?
  • 6. Homework should: Be meaningful Consume appropriate amount of time Require little or no parent involvement
  • 7. Helpful Hints Begin the assignment in class to guarantee students are successful Students learn responsibility- they should not need parents to complete it! Don’t send homework every day for every subject Differentiate the assignment for the needs of your students
  • 8. Helpful Hints  Homework should not be punitive 1. It should not be graded 2. You could let students work towards a collective score or personal reward 3. Remember: homework should foster a positive attitude toward school  No TAKS passages
  • 9. It’s Time to Review! Thumbs Up/ Thumbs Down
  • 10. Thumbs Up/ Thumbs Down I sent home 75 multiplication problems I sent home a few Reading TAKS passages We practiced the assignment in class to check for understanding I sent home a TAKS writing prompt for the students to write at home for a grade
  • 11. My students understand the purpose of their homework The students could complete the homework without parent support I gave a homework assignment on a skill I introduced today I gave prompt feedback on the returned homework
  • 12. I gave 18 students zeroes in the gradebook for not completing homework I told my students to get their parents to help them with the homework My students feel more comfortable after practicing the skill for 10 minutes Thumbs up for effective homework!
  • 13. A Final Thought… Homework (if done correctly) increases achievement by 28%.