Successful Strategies for Guided Math Groups: Homework Continuing the Conversation
Homework is crucial. Let me step out on a limb here- it should be no more than 2 or 3 problems a night. What???? Breathe…. Yes, I said it – 2 or 3 problems a night. Deep, rich, thorough problems…that ask students to think, model and explain what they are doing. A problem that scales Bloom’s heights. With a problem like that, you only need 2 or 3. Sometimes, only even 1.
P.S. Marzano (2001) found it to be one of the key ways to improve student achievement…and feedback counts