In your school or district, how is homework utilized and graded? Has your philosophy of homework changed during the pandemic and online learning? Today’s guest, Dr. Erik Youngman, discusses the role of homework and shares strategies to make homework deliberate and valuable in our new educational settings.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Homework and Grading Practices
- Growth Mindset as a student and leader
- Building Leaders through Coaching
- And “12 Characteristics of Deliberate Homework”.
About Dr. Erik Youngman:
Erik Youngman is an education leader who is passionate about topics such as homework, growth mindset, grading, and leadership. He recently wrote the book, 12 Characteristics of Deliberate Homework. This is his twentieth year in educational leadership. Erik is the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Libertyville District 70 in Libertyville, Illinois. Previous education experiences include being a principal in Libertyville as well as an assistant principal and teacher in Gurnee, Illinois.
Erik earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Education Specialist Degree, and Master of Science in Education from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Arts from Augustana College. Please follow and contact Erik via Twitter: @Erik_Youngman.
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