Category Archive: Homework Mini-Series

ICYMI: TWT’s Homework Mini-Series

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Last week, we hosted a mini-series on homework and the role it plays in elementary and middle school writing workshops.

Ways to Involve Caregivers: Homework and the Writing Workshop

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I don’t remember sharing writing experiences at home when my daughters were in elementary school.

I wish we had.

Nightly Writing: Homework and the Writing Workshop

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Four ways to encourage students to write after the school day is finished WITHOUT assigning writing as homework.

Some Issues to Consider: Homework and the Writing Workshop

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Pushing the dance studio door open, I watched my two daughters and their two best friends bound playfully out to the parking lot.  Walking next to me was Jamie, their mother.  “Sorry,” she… Continue reading

Reimagining Homework: Homework and the Writing Workshop

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This past summer, I found myself questioning homework- why I give it, what it accomplishes and if there might be an alternative.