The 90-10 Split

Yesterday I posted a blog post about my thoughts on why I assign homework.  I had some very interesting responses and some of you even suggested some rather rash (and humorous) ways to deal with the problem of students who simply choose not to do homework assignments. Today I thought I would like to offerContinue reading “The 90-10 Split”

Why I Assign Homework

Today was rough. I give my students a packet that not only contains every due date for the unit but also some supplemental reading that is included so that students can mark up a text, circle and define unfamiliar words (vocabulary component) and generally read some things not included in their textbook to give themContinue reading “Why I Assign Homework”