Upcoming Conferences & Workshops
12 Characteristics of Deliberate Homework (and Remote Learning)
a.k.a. How to Get Them to do On-line Work!
with Erk Youngman
There are significant connections between learning, homework and remote learning. Join the conversation to discuss alignment between effective homework guidance and independent practice that occurs during remote learning or in-person learning.
Three asynchronous sessions will facilitate
- exploration of relevant and actionable characteristics of homework
- reflection about current practices
- analysis of professional development tools that simplify the complex topics of deliberate homework and remote learning
3 Step-by-Step Guides
The connection between effective homework guidance and independent practice that occurs during remote learning or in-person learning. Deliberate homework and remote learning should be reasonable, meaningful, informative, and consistent. What criteria guide decisions for assigning reasonable and meaningful homework? Homework and remote learning should be reasonable regarding completion time, complexity, and frequency.
Homework and remote learning should be meaningful regarding purpose, learning targets, learning mindset, format, and sequence.
Homework and remote learning should be informative regarding communication, feedback, and grading criteria.
Homework and remote learning should be consistent regarding implementation.
- Once you register, you will be given on-line access to all three onehour sessions which you may view any time you can fit it into your schedule.
- Erik will be setting up Zoom "office hours" for on-line discussions the week of November16th and January 25th.
Who should attend?
- Anyone struggling to get students to complete homework/on-line assignments:
- Teacher coaches
Erik Youngman has been in educational leadership for 20 years. He is the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Libertyville District 70 in Libertyville, Illinois. Previously, he served as a principal in Libertyville as well as an assistant principal and teacher in Gurnee, Illinois. He is the author of 12 Characteristics of Deliberate Homework
Ways to Register
On-Line: Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card at www.illinoisascd.org
Mail: Send completed form with check or copy of PO to: IL ASCD Youngman— Illinois State University, Conference Services, Campus Box 8610, Normal, IL 61790-8610.
Fax: Fax completed form to 309-438-5364 using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express or a copy of school P.O.
IL ASCD Member $125
1 Person Each $174* (includes IL ASCD Membership)
2 People Each $164** (2 or more attendees from the same school district/organization. Does not include membership)
3 People Each $154**
Call for information on larger team discounts at (618)203-3993.
Registration deadline: December 18, 2020
A $15.00 fee will be charged for cancellations made in writing prior to the deadline. No refunds will be given after the deadline. Confirmation will be sent via e-mail after your registration is processed. Registrations can be transferred to another individual by faxing information to 309-438-5364 or by emailing email@example.com