Homework busting tip #3 – use recurring homework tasks
Set homework on the same day/days each week. Collect it in on the same day/days each week. It really is that simple.
This builds a routine into your schedule and your kids’ schedules, making it less likely that they will forget about their homework.
When I first started teaching I would get my KS3 students (11-14 years old) to actually write, on the first page of their notebooks, their homework schedule:
“I will receive homework every Monday. I will hand-in my homework every Thursday”
…..or whatever their schedule was.
You may also want to consider using a Learning Journals system with your kids.
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