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What's the purpose of homework?

Friday, 6 October 2017
<b>What's the purpose of homework?<b/>

If you walk into a typical teachers’ workroom and ask the question, “What’s the purpose of homework?” you’ll likely find that most teachers have a definite opinion.
• Homework teaches students responsibility.
• Homework gives students an opportunity to practice and refine their skills.
• We give homework because our parents demand it.
• Our community equates homework with rigour.
• Homework is a rite of passage.

<b>10 items that can make your classroom more inclusive<b/>

Inclusive education is largely based on an attitude towards educating students with special needs. Essentially, it does not differentiate between students who are typically developing and students who are not. It is about educating all students, alongside same-age peers and peers with varying abilities, in a general education classroom.
Inclusive education is reliant on student access to curriculum. Schools must create opportunities using activities, space and materials so that all students can learn. If you are working in an inclusive classroom or are on the journey to becoming one, here are 10 items that can make your classroom more inclusive:

<b>Five common mistakes when learning a language<b/>

If you are learning a language, or planning to learn a language, get ready for a challenging, sometimes frustrating but consistently rewarding experience. Different learning techniques work for different people, and it can sometimes be beneficial to mix and match how you learn, particularly if you reach a stubborn plateau. But some things are true for all language learners. With this in mind, here are five common language learning mistakes and how you can avoid them: