Dealing With Missing Homework
In the spring, a young teacher’s fancy turns to thoughts of . . . homework? That’s what happened in the TLN forum discussion group last week, when a fifth-year middle school teacher asked her colleagues: "What’s your feeling about students who won’t or don't do work outside of school?"
She went on to explain:
I carefully plan my class so that the homework I give is meaningful. Basically, I ask students to continue the reading process we begin in school. Home reading is a valuable habit for them to develop, and practical since I can't devote enough class time to silent reading for my students to get through books...
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