Option B

Option B

Letterb

Option A: students complete a paper (or electronic) worksheet of low-level knowledge and/or procedural skills
Option B: something else

Option A: students read pages from a dry-as-toast textbook and then answer publisher-provided regurgitation questions
Option B: something else

Option A: students sit quietly and take notes while a teacher lectures from her PowerPoint
Option B: something else

Option A: students do 15 more practice problems on material many of them already know
Option B: something else 

Option A: students complete a word search or word find to ‘learn spelling’ and/or kill time
Option B: something else 

Option A: teacher gives a pop quiz to hold students ‘accountable’ for homework they see as meaningless
Option B: something else

Option A: teacher uses ClassDojo or other behavioral control systems to force kids to comply with disengaging work tasks
Option B: something else 

and so on… (what would you add?)

I wished we picked Option B more often.

Image credit: B, by Chris

[cross-posted at Dangerously Irrelevant]