Debunking Homework Myths

Ben Johnson debunks common homework myths and argues that “the purpose of homework is to not only extend classroom learning time, but to create independent and enthused learners.” He calls for a new approach on homework design, such as asking students to “find a Spanish speaker and have a discussion with them using what they knew” or “to teach a family member how to introduce themselves in Spanish” and he present ways for integrating peer-feedback in classroom.

Read the article: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/debunking-homework-myths-ben-johnson

Advertisements

Associate teacher at the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching at the University of Nottingham

Posted in My posts

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: