Last week, we hosted a mini-series on homework and the role it plays in elementary and middle school writing workshops.
I don’t remember sharing writing experiences at home when my daughters were in elementary school.
I wish we had.
Four ways to encourage students to write after the school day is finished WITHOUT assigning writing as homework.
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 … Continue Reading Some Issues to Consider: Homework and the Writing Workshop
This past summer, I found myself questioning homework- why I give it, what it accomplishes and if there might be an alternative.