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Saturday, March 16 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Why and How to Move Away from Traditional Homework

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In this session we will look at the academic research regarding the limited effectiveness of traditional homework. We will discuss common agreements and alternatives that can make homework more academically beneficial and engaging for students.

Learning Outcome #1
Educators that attend will leave with research that they can bring back to their school site to share with others. Participants will also see common agreements other schools have come to around homework including ways to focus on learning and utilizing feedback, and not points.

Learning Outcome #2
Educators will utilize mentimenter, padlet, and learn more about Genius Hour and other traditional homework alternatives.

ISTE Standard 1- Empowered Learning.

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Brandon Blom

Director of Educational Technology, Roseville City School District
Brandon Blom is the Director of Educational Technology for the Roseville City School District. He is passionate about making school fun for students and staff, as well as looking critically at what we do in our schools so we can meet the needs of our students. Brandon has been a CUE... Read More →


Saturday March 16, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm AKDT
Primrose B, Convention Center 277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262