Try to find assignments that your students might enjoy, like creating a Facebook profile or blog for a character from a Shakespeare play you’re reading.
I’ve found that when students have a more manageable homework load, they’re more excited about school and learning in general.
Students, Should be allowed to do homework in school.
Instead, it should be used to practice what’s been covered in class or to give a very brief introduction to new material.
Homework assignments, when given, should at least be engaging.
You don’t just want to hand your students fish; You want to teach them how to fish.
Lectures, discussions, and readings should all engage students and encourage them to get involved in the material.
“Homework is complicated,” says developmental psychologist Janine Bempechat, a Wheelock College of Education & Human Development clinical professor.
The author of the essay “The Case for (Quality) Homework—Why It Improves Learning and How Parents Can Help” in the winter 2019 issue of , Bempechat has studied how the debate about homework is influencing teacher preparation, parent and student beliefs about learning, and school policies.