Homework Policy

    • Five characteristics of best homework practices:

      • Purpose of assignments = should be meaningful to student learning / extension of the classroom
      • Efficiency of assignments = does not take a long time to complete, but requires critical thinking
      • Ownership of assignments = give students choices connecting homework to their interests / real world
      • Competence of assignments = differentiate homework to the appropriate level of difficulty
      • Design of assignments = promotes engagement, innovation and creativity