Homework to fire up minds


Here’s another installment in the series about homework and alternatives to it. This article from Global Digital Citizen recaps a chapter from a book by an educator (Kathleen Cushman’s Fires in the Mind) where students give advice to teachers about homework. The best source is the original chapter, but the article can save you some time. Speaking about time:

  • Students want to save time. Memory tricks, clever acronyms, and mnemonic devices to help remember something are always helpful. Even better if they can come up with them on their own!

This is just of the 16 tips. I also find ‘carving their own path’ and ‘knowing why they are learning something’ very useful – and you?

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