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Does graded homework improve students (across multiple subjects) or is it just a sub-optimization? If a student is given more graded homework in Physics, then they won't do as much ungraded homework in Biology (especially if the grades go towards their final marks). So do students learn more by doing graded homework, or is it just a turf war between different teachers all trying to push kids to work harder in their ...more »
Teachers often see it as "unprofessional" to review each-others' work. Teachers should be encouraged to review each other, and maybe provide open critiques.
Current textbooks are expensive, and not really great. Creating free textbooks that schools could modify for their own purposes would raise the bar.