Vatterott, C. (2020, August 27). Repurposing Homework in the New Normal. ASCD: Does Homework Work?, 15(24). Retrieved October 12, 2020.

The move to remote learning this spring exposed many inequities connected with homework and created some new ones. Some of these inequities were painfully obvious—students without access to technology, parents with limited time to monitor schoolwork, and parents with language or literacy barriers. But there were other, less conspicuous disparities as well: Some students had motivation problems without the face-to-face support of their teachers, and many parents were too overwhelmed to worry about schoolwork at all. We still don’t know what form school will take this fall, but it’s clear that how we think about and use homework can play a major role in the transition.

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