Raise Your Hand, Answer the Question, and Keep Your Voice Down

Reflections from a 5th Grade teacher…

Dear readers, I have been trying to decide what I want this site to be, and I think I have figured it out. Using Farnam Street and Barking Up the Wrong Tree as my mentor blogs, I am going to dedicate my time to reading books/research on education and creating posts that follow the same …

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“First I recommend that elementary students be given homework even though it should not be expected to improve test scores. Instead, homework for young children should help them develop good study habits, foster positive attitudes toward school, and communicate to students the idea that learning takes work at home as well as at school.” Harris …

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