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Powerpoint of Classroom Instruction That Works
Robert Marzano

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  • 1. HOMEWORK AND PRACTICE Classroom Instruction That Works
  • 2. HOMEWORK
  • 3. SUMMARY OF RESEARCH
    • The amount of homework assigned should increase as students get older.
    • Parental involvement should be kept to a minimum.
    • The purpose of homework should be identified and articulated.
    • If homework is assigned, there should be feedback.
  • 4. HOW MUCH HOMEWORK IS THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF HOMEWORK?
    • No Clear Answer
    • Elementary School 30 - 40 minutes
    • Middle School 50 - 60 minutes
    • High School 120 minutes
  • 5. PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
    • Minimal
    • Facilitate the completion of homework
    • Research has shown some negative effects when parents help students
  • 6. THE PURPOSE OF HOMEWORK SHOULD BE IDENTIFIED AND ARTICULATED.
    • Practice
    • vs
    • Preparation or Elaboration
  • 7. IF HOMEWORK IS ASSIGNED, PROVIDE FEEDBACK
    • The reality is that we cannot high-quality feedback on all homework.
    Use of Homework Percentile Gain Not graded or commented on 11 Graded only 28 Homework with teacher’s comments as feedback 30
  • 8. RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOMEWORK
    • Communicate a Homework policy
    • Clearly articulate the purpose and outcome
    • Vary approaches to feedback
  • 9. SAMPLE HOMEWORK POLICY FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS
    • Set up a place for your child to do homework
    • Establish a consistent schedule for completing homework.
    • Encourage, motivate, and prompt your child but do not sit and do the homework with them.
    • If your child is completing a project, ask them what knowledge are they applying to the project.
  • 10. PRACTICE
  • 11. RESEARCH ON PRACTICE
    • Mastering a skill requires a fair amount of focused practice.
    • While practicing, students should adapt and shape what they have learned .
  • 12. PRACTICING SKILLS
    • Chart accuracy and speed
    • Design assignments that focus on specific elements of a complex skill or process.
    • Plan time for students increase their understanding of skills or processes