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Teaching Should Schools Assign Summer Homework? Educators Weigh In
It turns out that educators have differing and more nuanced ideas on whether students of all ages should get summer homework assignments.
Student Well-Being Opinion What Students Should Know About the Power of Practice
If students ask why they should do homework every day, here’s what you can tell them.
Student Well-Being Opinion A Reward System Can Build a Homework Habit. Here's How
Students can try these ideas to see what works for them.
Teaching Should Students Get a 'Do Over'? The Debate on Grading and Re-Doing Assignments Deepens
Amid diverging opinions on the practice, a grading expert weighs in.
Teaching Teachers Explain Why Letting Students Redo Assignments Is Problematic
Students say the opportunity to redo assignments would motivate them to do better in school. But the practice also comes with downsides.
Student Well-Being From Our Research Center What Would Motivate Teens to Work Harder in School? The Chance to Redo Assignments
If you thought being enthusiastic and personable were the best ways to motivate teenagers, then think again.
Student Achievement What the Research Says This One Change From Teachers Can Make Homework More Equitable
Homework policies can exacerbate inequities among students. Here's how teachers can help.
Classroom Technology Students Are Turning to TikTok for Homework Help. Is That a Bad Thing?
A survey found that 1 in 4 TikTok users in the United States use the platform for educational purposes.
Classroom Technology Letter to the Editor We Need More Research Before Investing In Homework Tech
If tech equity were suddenly a reality, we might simply be making it easier to do the wrong thing, says this letter to the editor.
Teaching From Our Research Center How the Pandemic Prompted Teachers to Give Students More Flexibility, Choice (in Charts)
A majority of teachers say they now give students more leeway over how to complete assignments and more opportunities to revise their work.
Education Idled High School Students Aren't Getting Much Homework Yet, Survey Finds
While parents say they aren't seeing students doing much homework, a new survey finds, they are optimistic their schools will re-open by fall.
Teaching Opinion Why We Should Give Students a Homework Break Over the Holidays
Giving students time to recharge over breaks is important. Here are creative ways to keep students engaged in learning without homework.