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Helping Your Students With Homework: A Guide for Teachers - February 1998

Tips for Getting Homework Done

4. Make assignments focused and clear

Focused assignments are easier for students to understand and complete. Homework that tries to introduce or reinforce too many ideas is less likely to contribute to learning. This is particularly true for students whose abstract thinking hasn't developed to the point where they can integrate many concepts successfully.

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