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Worksheet-less Math Homework

Homework, Math

Math homework doesn’t have to be a worksheet! Thanks to my colleague, Jessica Marchant, who introduced me to her version of math homework this year, my students and parents have come to enjoy math homework in a new, engaging, and non-family-time-intrusive way.  It’s based on the  AVMR Math training our elementary teachers received.  The training gave me a better understanding of how children learn math, the types of activities that can be used to progress students’ math skills, and assessments that pinpoint…

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Homework

Homework
Take Home Reading Meacham

Our school doesn’t mandate homework.  If we do assign homework, it is to be practice only.  This means that new learning (or relatively new learning) shouldn’t be assigned.  For first grade, we assign no more than 15 minutes of homework.  If students take longer we discuss strategies with parents (time management, timer, seating location, etc).  For students in Reading Recovery or Title 1 Reading, we closely monitor the amount of homework and develop a plan if the added reading becomes…

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