I recently had a situation with some parents where they kind of called me out for the no homework thing and not knowing what their child can do at home.
I created the following document about homework in my classroom.
Four kinds of teachers give forced/required class homework:
Those who are mean.
Those who are afraid.
Those who need approval.
Those who can't get the job done in the time they have.
I have never given assigned/forced homework. It just
The text below is being added to the Primers if you ever need to have the "homework discussion" with any of your students, colleagues, or parents:
There is a place for Homework, just not homework as it is traditionally conceived. Many