ERIC Number: ED452628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Mar
Five Homework Strategies for Teaching Students with Disabilities. ERIC/OSEP Digest E608.
This digest explains five homework strategies appropriate for use with students who have disabilities and which are supported by research. These strategies are: (1) give clear and appropriate assignments (specific tips from both teachers and students are offered); (2) make homework accommodations (eight common accommodations are listed); (3) teach study skills (eight organizational strategies basic to homework are listed); (4) use a homework calendar (an example of how one teacher used such a calendar to increase communication with students' families is offered); and (5) ensure clear home/school communication (suggestions include specific ways that teachers can improve communication with parents and administrators can support teachers). (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Homework, Inclusive Schools, Parent School Relationship, Research and Development, Research Utilization, Self Management, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Arlington, VA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A