No More Mindless Homework

Author: Kathy Collins
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325092812
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" Kathy Collins and Janine Bempechat take on the stormy topic of homework by re-focusing the conversation from "to assign or not to assign" to how we can design engaging homework that harnesses children's interests and fosters their ...

Variability In Human Performance

Author: Thomas J. Smith
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466579722
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Contrary to President Hollande's assumption, it is likely that the people most
hostile to homework are affluent parents who want their children to spend their
afterschool time engaged in more enriching extracurricular activities. Less
affluent parents are likely to prefer more homework as a way of keeping their kids
off the streets. • Opponents of homework argue (the reasons vary) that homework
is mindless, unrelated to academic achievement, negatively related to academic
achievement ...

The Beholden State

Author: Brian C. Anderson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442223448
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It is easy to find such students in Southern California: at ease in spoken English
but at sea in what the education profession calls “academic English”—the
conventions of writing, logic, and argument. A 17-year-old with lustrous auburn
hair hanging below his shoulders and several lip studs is performing ... He failed
ninth-grade English: “I didn't do the homework; I'm not a baby no more.” Manny, a
ninth-grader in Santa Ana, remains designated an English learner even though
he has ...

Homework Sucks

Author: Simon Mayo
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446497062
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Equally, your screen can fill up with preposterous nonsense and mindless
distractions. And so can theirs. And the chances are their distractions are more
mindless than yours. Ridiculous as it might sound, there are some things you can'
t really Google. There are some occasions when you have to ask someone who
might actually Have Gone Out And Done Something. Once upon a time you could
ask the elders of the village; now you can ask the Radio 2 Driuetime audience.

Fewer Bigger Bolder

Author: Sanjay Khosla
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241971381
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From Mindless Expansion to Focused Growth Sanjay Khosla, Mohanbir Sawhney
. ideas. Right size—We've found that workshops function best with an agile
facilitator and no more than twenty people—enough to get a range of voices, but
not so many that some don't get heard. Right length—Though a ...
Thebackground material—the homework—should be distributedto
workshopparticipants ahead of time, along with abrief outline of the workshop's
objectives.And the organizers must ...

Mr Tulsi S Store

Author: Brij V. Lal
Publisher: ANU E Press
ISBN: 9781922144898
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If husbands agreed, a minor career as a bank officer or as a typist might be
possible, but no more. Such a waste, I always thought, beautiful promise lost
forever to children, husbands and mindless domesticity. ... I did not want to find
out. My feelings for Mumtaz grew with time, causing heartache and anguish I had
not experienced before, did not know was possible. Whenever we met in the
corridor, I felt self-conscious and awkward. Mumtaz would avert her eyes, smile
and say, 'Good ...

Managing Knowledge Assets Creativity And Innovation

Author: Dorothy A. Leonard
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814295507
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28 Deep Smarts great hands to become a surgeon, but it's not true. . . . To be sure
, talent helps. . . . Nonetheless, attending surgeons say that what's most important
to them is finding people who are conscientious, industrious, and honeheaded
enough to keep at practicing this one difficult thing day and night for years on end
. . . . And it works. . . . Indeed, the most important talent may he the talent for
practice itself. . . a person's willingness to engage in sustained training.9 It is this
 ...

Deep Smarts

Author: Dorothy Leonard-Barton
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 9781591395287
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great hands to become a surgeon, but it's not true. . . . To be sure, talent helps. . . .
Nonetheless, attending surgeons say that what's most important to them is finding
people who are conscientious, industrious, and boneheaded enough to keep at
practicing this one difficult thing day and night for years on end. . . . And it works. .
. . Indeed, the most important talent may be the talent for practice itself . . . a
person's willingness to engage in sustained training.9 It is this willingness to
practice ...

Heart Of A Desert Warrior

Author: Lucy Monroe
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459233379
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“You had expectations?” “Naturally. It's a poor geologist who doesn't do her
homework on the area she'll be surveying.” “But you had no idea you would be
coming to a Bedouin encampment.” “You never know.” It was not quite a lie, but
not the admission he was looking for, either. “This is true. Six years ago, neither
of us would have suspected you would be here.” Actually, she had...right up until
he'd broken up with her. She had no more interest in rehashing that particular bit
of history ...

This Is How It Ends

Author: Jen Nadol
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481402129
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But of course there was more. Trip called me around five thirty. I was in my room
doing homework, and he'd just finished practice. I could hear him breathing hard,
imagined him crossing the lot to his car. “I've been hearing things,” he said. “
Maybe you should see a doctor.” “Not that,” Trip said. “I like the voices in my head
. This stuff is about Nat's dad. And that night.” “What kind of stuff?” “I'll tell you
when I get there.” Great. Like I could concentrate on physics now. And I'd already
finished ...