Aug 6, 2017
Silly, sassy, and never short on sarcasm, Tiffany Pollari is one parent who has a lot to say about homework. She's got a complicated relationship with it; she neither loves it nor hates it, but she's got a few words for it. In this interview full of humor and wit, Tiffany shares some of her ups and downs with the "h" word that is better known as "homework".
4:40 Introducing Tiffany Pollari. Qualified mother, sister, and accountant manager.
7:40 Tiffany makes a prediction as to whether we agree on homework practices or not.
9:55 Tiffany's thoughts on homework.
13:45 Discussion on what happens when parents have to teach themselves their child's homework before they can help.
14:57 Tiffany explaines the kind of homework that is onerous to
parents and why.
15:50 Tiffany discusses why she thinks homework can be a good thing and why students should continue to have homework.
16:38 Tiffany shares how she thinks homework can be implemented in a healthy way.
21:15 Tiffany tells us her beliefs on whether or not her own children's homework are helping them academically.
24:35 Tiffany makes a prediction as to what she thinks my views on homework are.
25:24 Tami explains her own thoughts and beliefs on homework.
29:25 Tami talks about reading at home.
35:25 Tami discusses why she is against traditional homework.
43:30 Tami reveals the kind of math homework her grade level gives to their students.
48:00 Potential obstacles to teachers revamping their homework.
53:05 Tiffany explains PTO (our conversation on homework ends here and Tiffany, the accountant, becomes overly interested in how summer pay looks on a teacher's pay stub).
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