12 Characteristics of Deliberate Homework

1st Edition

Erik Youngman

Eye on Education
May 6, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 192 Pages - 157 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367433116 - CAT# 339381

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Learn how to assign homework that truly enhances learning and isn't just busywork. This important book defines what deliberate homework looks like and provides relevant, actionable suggestions to guide your homework decisions. You'll uncover how to think through these twelve characteristics of homework:

• reasonable completion time

• the right level of complexity

• appropriate frequency

• serves a specific purpose

• aligns with learning targets

• guided by a learning mindset

• contains a thoughtful format

• fits the learning sequence

• communicated clearly

• followed by feedback

• uses grades to guide progress

• implementation is consistent

For each feature, the author includes strategies and tools appropriate for all grade levels. The book also includes self-assessments and reflective questions so you can work on the book independently or with colleagues in professional development sessions.


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