One hundred sixty eight comments were left covering a wide swath of educational topics: technology, writing, classroom management, to name a few. No one, other than I, left a comment expressing an interest in learning about homework.
I understand that teachers will set different priorities for their own professional development. Yet, I find it odd that no one expressed an interest in furthering their understanding of a practice that is weighted so highly and has such a great impact on children's lives.
Dr. Kenneth Goldberg, is the author of The Homework Trap: How to Save the Sanity of Parents, Teachers, and Students, published by Wyndmoor Press.
I recommend giving copies of the book to the teachers at your child's school. Discount purchases are available through Wyndmoor Press. Single copies can be purchased at Amazon.