Ever wondered what more you can do to REALLY be a rockstar teacher?! STAR HOMEWORK!! My students not only love this system, so do the parents! Don't ya' love when that happens?
Instead of assigning mandatory homework each night, students have a CHOICE of assignments to do (focus on math if they are struggling, choose a technology activity if they are "tech-y", etc.). I use this with my Bucket Fillin' Classroom Management system. The more stars students earn, the more "bucket fillers" they get for their responsibility!
This EDITABLE powerpoint includes a template for both weeks including Monday-Friday homework, and week's of homework for Monday-Thursday, as well as an editable template to include the Spelling Words, Tech Task, and Reminders. You can see a FULL description of my system at my blog http://mcsmartpants.blogspot.com.
Here's to better homeworkin' :)