If you keep leaving your schoolwork behind to check your email inbox for the latest deals, you’ll never get it done.
Save the emails for later; in a few hours, the sales will still be there.
And isn’t that what the holidays are supposed to be about?
The holiday season is also a hectic one; unrealistically high expectations for yourself may cause your schoolwork to suffer.
For students, the mounting stress of the holidays can result in late assignments, or, even worse, assignments never submitted at all.
But it’s important to remember that late assignments and missed assignments will have a negative effect on your grade.
Be reasonable with your time, and you can balance work and holiday fun.
Obviously, you can save yourself a lot of time, money and hassle by shopping online.
In the first installment of our smart homework series from author & teaching consultant Rick Wormeli, he made the case for take-home assignments that matter for learning and engage student interest.
In Part 2, Rick suggested 13 guiding principles to help teachers create homework challenges that spark deeper learning.