International expert Professor Cathy Vatterott (University of Missouri-St. Louis) discusses the research evidence on homework. The webinar covers what teachers need to know about the impact of homework on children, how to design tasks that are purposeful and most likely to be beneficial to students, and when and how much homework should be set.
This webinar is suitable for both primary and secondary teachers.
To help you navigate the webinar easily, there is a list of the key topics covered in the session below, including the time each was discussed. The key ideas discussed in this webinar are also shared in a short insight article.
Topics discussed in this webinar
Times shown in minutes and seconds from the start of the video
|2.05||What the research shows about the relationship between homework and student achievement|
|5.15||What the research says about how much time students should spend on homework|
|8.45||How teachers can think about the different purposes of homework|
|11.00||How to design high quality homework tasks|
|16.15||The role of parental input in homework|
|17.35||Should homework be graded or assessed?|
|23.35||Using effective study habits when completing exam preparation as homework|
|26.30||Should students complete unfinished class work at home?|
|28.30||Should schools have a homework policy and what should it include?|
|34.20||Cathy’s top three things to know about homework|