The debate over homework has gone on for decades, but schools and families have changed in many ways, and, as author Cathy Vatterott notes, “There’s a. Meet the Homework Lady. Cathy Vatterott. Homework Lady was created to provide information to teachers, school administrators, parents, and the general. Rethinking Homework has ratings and 40 reviews. Cathy In Cathy Vatterott’s book Rethinking Homework, Vatterott explains two sides of a long debated.

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Citing numerous research articles, Ms. I wonder who it is intended for.

Please try again later. Jul 23, Josh Luukkonen rated it really liked it. Though it vattreott not expounding on in this book, these step have value far beyond homework. Louis, where she trains preservice middle school teachers. This was a re-read.

Why do I do homework? There is a trend in the US to value homework because it is homework, not for what it can and should do.

November 18, at 4: Paperbackpages. Such frustration may well lead to conflict before understanding. Not Enabled Word Wise: Good points were argued throughout the book and I am reaffirmed that my stance on homework is legit: Homework Research and Common Sense While much of the chapter explores a range of research topics related to homework as the title suggestsshe spends equal time dissecting the methods, problems, and biases of research in this field.


The debate over homework has gone on for decades, but schools and families have changed in many ways, and, as author Cathy Vatterott notes, “There’s a growing suspicion that something is wrong with homework. As some reviewers said, it is biased, but I feel they weren’t accurate in how she handled it all. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It is time to break old Puritan habits and to start looking at quality assignments that are differentiated, purposeful, and doable by students on their own.

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Join ASCD or upgrade your membership. Ideas from the Field. Some of the diversities that influence perspective on homework include: Reviews why homework has been given through the ages, and if it really is all that effective not before 5th grade, and only nominally in 5th. However, if that frustration can lead toward increased collaboration with schools or to more informed conversations with policymakers, it may serve to hasten meaningful reform in education.

I reflect on these tips when I feel like I am slipping away from my deen and reminds me to live for Allah. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. From a professional development standpoint, however, I felt some of the language and attacks were poorly homeework.


After reading many parents may find that Ms. The best way to address the homework controversy is not to eliminate homework.

Reviewing Cathy Vatterott’s “Rethinking Homework” | Ecology of Education

Vatterott’s approach sounds like a balanced one, based on critical thinking, which I love. This book raises philosophical and educational issues that basically forced me to change my view of homework. Also lots of strategies to use when homework is not being completed. It would have been nice to read this book two years ago, before I started teaching. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Conclusion Cathy Vatterott has crafted a timely and useful guide for understanding and transcending the recurring debate related to traditional homework.

Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs, 2nd Edition

The website says this: Short on cxthy, long on opinion. Share your thoughts with other customers. Dec 29, Kami rated it it was amazing. Not Enabled Screen Reader: