Homework is a hot topic today for educators, parents, and students. Teachers struggle to meet standards and prepare students for tests without assigning unreasonable amounts of homework. This workshop examines critical questions for educators to consider: What is the purpose of homework? How much homework is appropriate? In this workshop, you’ll learn the latest research on homework and will discuss best practices in creating effective homework assignments.


Educators, Parents

Grade Level

Elementary, Middle School, High School

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the latest trends and research on homework.
  2. Understand how to improve homework assignments and clarify their purpose.
  3. Examine the tensions and concerns about homework in your school community and explore practical and effective solutions.

“The opportunity to meet with colleagues and share feelings and reactions to the questions and material presented was hugely beneficial.”


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