TITLE

Good Homework Policy = Good Teaching

AUTHOR(S)
Protheroe, Nancy
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Principal;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes and synthesizes research on the benefits of homework and on effective homework practices used by schools, principals, and teachers. The author reports that homework has been found to promote better study skills, greater academic achievement, and greater parental involvement. It is suggested that homework should be clearly explained and explicitly related to class work. The author also states that school-wide homework policies benefit students and teachers.
ACCESSION #
59375707

 

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