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by Robert J. Marzano and John L. Brown
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Homework and academic notebooks are the final consideration related to Design Question 3. Both of these types of strategies should be done thoughtfully. Effective homework should have reasonable time requirements, a clear purpose, and clear alignment with identified learning goals. It should also allow opportunities for independent performance at key points during the student's learning cycle. Academic notebooks can also become powerful catalysts for helping students deepen their understanding when teachers encourage students to use their notebooks as interactive and organic resources for monitoring their own learning.
Before examining the strategies in this module, take some time to examine your current beliefs and practices by answering the following questions:
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