Does the mere mention of the dreaded H-word fill you with horror! All that careful preparation and the long, miserable hours of marking lying ahead of you - and that?s only after you?ve bribed your students to produce something! Well, don?t despair. Victoria Kidwell has all kinds of suggestions to help you set constructive and dare we say it, enjoyable homework. Providing advice on creating homework plans and unearthing fascinating websites to motivate your students, this no-nonsense guide takes the pain out of homework. Contents : Everything You Need to Know About Homework; Introduction ? Definition of Homework ? Research on Homework? The Homework Debate ? Government Guidelines for Homework ? Homework Policies and the Teacher ? A Checklist for School Managers ? Homework and the Internet ? The Pupils? Perspective ? Homework and the Parent ? How to Vary your Homework Tasks ? Motivating Reluctant Pupils ? Extending Opportunity: A National Framework for Study Support ? Victoria?s Resource Bank - The Very Best ? The Power of the Web ? Helpful Websites: The Pick of the Bunch ? Top 10 Websites for Each Subject ? Useful Websites for Other Subjects About the Author: Victoria Kidwell taught English, French and German for 14 years. She now writes full time. Target Audience: Teachers, people pursuing their studies in education, child psychologists.