Jun 27

How to Turn Homework on Its Head to Help Your Students Learn More

June 27th, 2018 by Austin Butler

There’s no word that can induce a universal groan from all students quite like this one: Homework. You’d be hard-pressed to find a student who genuinely loves homework. Teachers generally assign homework in order to give students more practice time with a skill. This independent work has long been touted as a great way to reinforce content that was taught during...

Nov 14

Take Home Learning Series: Active Listening

November 14th, 2017 by Austin Butler

I studied French for years in school, but don't remember a word of it. In my thirties, though, I moved to Puerto Rico, and without even trying or taking a class I was able to pick up a basic level of Spanish. Speaking with others who have lived abroad, I know I’m not alone in my experience. THE most effective way...