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Helpful References Regarding Homework

Alleman, J., Brophy, J., Botwinski, B., Knighton, B., Ley, R., & Alleman, J. (2014). Homework done right: powerful learning in real-life situations. New York: Skyhorse Publishing.

Armstrong, T. (2007). The best schools: how human development research should inform educational practice. Alexandria, Va: Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Bergmann, J. (2017). Solving the homework problem by flipping the learning. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

The Brown Center on Education Policy. (2003). Do students have too much homework?  The Brown Center Report on American Education. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution.

Collins, K., & Bempechat, J. (2017). No more mindless homework. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. No More Mindless Homework. Kathy Collins

Cooper, H. (2001). Homework for All—in Moderation. Retrieved from Nd 

Cooper, H., Robinson, J. C., & Patall, E. A. (2006). Does Homework Improve Academic Achievement? A Synthesis of Research, 1987-2003. Review of Educational Research, 76(1), 1-62. doi:10.3102/00346543076001001

Cushman, K. (2010). Show us what homework is for. Retrieved from Nd's-For.aspx 

Dean, C. B., & Marzano, R. J. (2013). Classroom instruction that works: research-based strategies for increasing student achievement. Boston, MA: Pearson Education.

Hattie, J. (2010). Visible learning: a synthesis of over 800 meta-analyses relating to achievement. London: Routledge.

Holte, K., Homework in primary school: could it be made more child-friendly?, Studia paedagogia, vol. 21, n.4, 2016

Homework: Is It Good for Kids? Here's What the Research Says. (n.d.). Retrieved November 16, 2017, from

Hoover-Dempsey, K., Battiato, A., Walker, J., Reed, R., DeJong, J., Jones, K. Parental involvement in homework, Vol. 36(3), 195-209, Educational Psychologist

Jayanthi, M., Neslon, J., Sawyer, V., Bursick, W., & Epstein, M. Homework-communication problems among parents, classroom teachers, and special education teachers: an exploratory study. Remedial and Special Education, Volume 16, Number 2, March 1995

Kohn, A. (2007). The homework myth: why our kids get too much of a bad thing. Da Capo Lifelong: Cambridge, Mass.

Jung, L. (2017). New Ideas for Engaging Homework. Retrieved from Nd

Marzano, R., & Pickering, D. (2007). Special Topic / The Case For and Against Homework. Alexandria, V.A.: Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Marzano, R. J. (2010). The art and science of teaching: a comprehensive framework for effective instruction. Alexandria, Va: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Orr, J. (2014) Equitable, Purposeful Homework. Retrieved from Nd 

Pressman, Robert M. How Much Academic Homework Is Too Much? 19 Mar. 2015,

Saam, J., Jeong, T., In Search of the Epiphany of Homework Assignments: A Model of Evaluating Local Schools' Homework Practices Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2013

Skaggs, Ann-Marie N. “Homework: A Nightly Ritual Beginning in the Elementary Grades.” Online Submission, 31 July 2007,

Trautwein, U., Koller, O. (2003). The relationship between homework and achievement – still much of a mystery. Educational Psychology Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, pgs. 115-145

Van Voorhis, F., (2011).  Costs and benefits of family involvement in homework, Volume 22 (2), 220-249 Journal of Advanced Academics

Van Voorhis, F., (2004).  Reflecting on homework ritual: assignments and designs, Theory into practice,; 43,3; Education database, pg. 205

Vatterott, C. (2010). Five Hallmarks of Good Homework. Retrieved Nd from

Vatterott, C. (2011). Making Homework Central to Learning. Retrieved from Nd 

Vatterott, C. (2009). Rethinking homework: best practices that support diverse needs. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Vatterott, C. (2017). One-Size-Doesn't-Fit-All Homework. Retrieved from Nd't-Fit-All_Homework.aspx