WHO: Alfie Kohn
WHAT: The Homework Myth
WHEN: Thursday, May 10. 7:00 pm
WHERE: Calgary, Alberta. Murray Fraser Hall (University of Calgary). Lecture Theater #162
WHY: Because too many kids get too much of a bad thing.
HOW: Tickets can be purchased for $35.00 here.
Here are all of my blog posts on why we need to rethink homework.
Here are a number articles by Kohn on Homework:
Studies Support Rewards, Homework, and Traditional Teaching. Or Do They?
"But I Need to Assign Homework! Look at All I Have to Cover!"
Abusing Research: The Study of Homework and Other Examples
The Truth About Homework
Changing the Homework Default
Down with Homework
Kids may be right: Homework stinks
Interview with Alfie Kohn about homework