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Battle over Homework Common Ground for Administrators, Teachers, and Parents

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ISBN-10: 0761978216

ISBN-13: 9780761978213

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Harris Cooper

List price: $18.95
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Updated Edition of Bestseller! "I would place Battle Over Homework in the hands of all principals. Perhaps the most helpful portion. . .is a chapter on developing and presenting a homework policy. This text would be an asset to libraries serving colleges of education." Academic Library Book Review Homework doesnt have to be a battleground?not in the school, in the community, or in the home. Harris Cooper has revised his best-selling book, The Battle Over Homework, with new findings to help everyone involved in the process make sound decisions about homework. This revised edition provides readers with the terms, definitions, and research evidence needed to explore the issues of homework in a constructive manner. With this foundation, school districts, schools, classrooms, and families can set effective homework policies, rules, and guidelines. Highlights of updated material include: Added material addressing the needs of teachers, parents, and students, as well as administrators A decade of new findings that have been added to the research summaries Results of Coopers extensive survey of over 80 teachers and 700 families regarding how the homework process unfolds in their lives. Increased emphasis on the influence of parents and the home in the homework process Written for educators at both elementary and secondary levels, The Battle Over Homework, Second Edition, offers all stakeholders a big-picture view of homework and then discusses its various components in practical and understandable language. This essential resource is for everyone interested in ending the battle and turning homework into an opportunity for cooperation in learning.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 4/12/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Finding the Common Ground
Does Homework Work?
Time Spent on Homework Assignments
The Homework Assignment
Home and Community Influences on Homework
Homework Policies for School Districts, Schools, and Classrooms
Quick Tips for Parents and Students