Homework might be routine, but tech can make it meaningfull

homewoerk2By: Tricia Kelleher

“Homework – the lot of schoolchildren across the ages. In the minds of many adults, there is a correlation between the amount of homework set and the progress made. Work is given, completed, marked and returned, providing a comfort blanket of visibly “doing something”.But pressure from the Department for Education and Ofsted can mean that homework is caught up in broader issues of school improvement and data; there is certainly little time to think imaginatively about it. But what if we could? What if we had tools that could change the dynamic of learning beyond the classroom?Homework has undergone a makeover in our school – simply by adding tablets to our teachers’ toolkits.” To read further please click here: http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2015/jul/26/homework-might-be-routine-but-tech-can-make-it-meaningful

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