First Advisor

Henderson, Russell


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

Master of Education


School of Education and Counseling

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access



Number of Pages

89 pages


Homework in elementary school has been the subject of much research and controversy. In this project, the author created an in-service designed with the intention of discussing both the positive and negative effects of homework in elementary school. The target audience was parents, elementary teachers and administrators. The presentation provided a brief history of homework, a synthesis of the theories of both the proponents and opponents of homework, best practices for the assigning of homework and examples of school districts' homework guidelines and policies.

Date of Award

Spring 2008

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

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