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Podcast for Teachers: Homework and Learning

Dr. Cathy Vatterott, the author of Rethinking Homework and Rethinking Grading provides teachers with research backed elements that increase the likelihood of investments of student time engaged in homework having […]

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Podcast: Exploring the Homework Question

Dr. Cathy Vatterott shares insights from her twenty years’ experience researching homework truths and myths. She identifies ways that instructional coaches and administrators can guide teachers’ reflection on their decisions […]

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Podcast for Parents: Parents & Homework

Dr. Cathy Vatterott, The Homework Lady, tells how she started a 20 year career researching the impacts of homework when her own child learned in a different way from what […]

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Homework/ Home Learning

I have written earlier about the impact of the word “work” in describing the learning activities in which we want students to engage. My thinking was initially triggered by Alfie Kohn’s […]

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Work or Learning?

While observing in classrooms in several schools these past few weeks, I was re-engaged in the examination of the language teachers and students use when describing the tasks in which […]

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