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Go to Lesson 1: Research on Homework
Go to Lesson 2: Homework Case Studies
What will my homework policy be?
-Learners will be able to choose specific homework practices given academic research, and advice from fellow professionals.
-Learners will be able to design a homework policy for a course they currently teach.
-Learners will be able to justify the homework policy they wrote using academic sources, and experiential knowledge.
1. Read this article from the National Association of Elementary School Principals File:Homework Policies.pdf
2. Read this short list of reminders when writing a homework policy: http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/737
Task Two: Begin to write your homework policy. Show at least two other professionals. You may wish to include a professional who is also a parent of a school-age child. Take into account what their experiences on homework policies have been, and use their advice to help you edit or revise your policy.
Task Three: Submit a final copy of your homework policy. Annotate the policy with specific reasons why you chose the rules and protocols by providing sources.