ion 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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npZ4dkt4e4U
2) Switch – How to Change Things when Change is Hard by Heath and Heath
3) Never Work Harder than your Students by Robyn Jackson