Homework – A Powerful Tool for Individualizing Learning for Struggling Teen and Adult Learners.

 

Session Title: Homework – A Powerful Tool for Individualizing Learning for Struggling Teen and Adult Learners.

Name: Naomi Ganin-Epstein

Work Title: Teacher and Teacher Counselor

School or Organization Name: Yehud High-School

Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Israel

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience(s): Teachers of teens and adults

Short Session Description (one line):The surprising power of the right kind of homework in helping struggling learners progress.

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

Homework is often perceived more as a punishment than a motivating factor. It is common to find that the struggling students are not the ones doing the homework. Yet by using homework wisely, it can become a powerful tool for individualizing the learning process and enabling the students to experience success. As we all know, success breeds success!

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

1)    Alfie Kohn: Making Students Work A Second Shift https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npZ4dkt4e4U

2)    Switch – How to Change Things when Change is Hard by Heath and Heath

http://heathbrothers.com/books/switch/

3)    Never Work Harder than your Students by Robyn Jackson

http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/109001.aspx

 

 

 

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Hi Naomi

This looks like a fascinating topic.  Hope to attend your presentation.

Best

Janet

Thanks Janet!

It looks to be a very exciting conference!

Naomi

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