I'm wondering about whether or not its feasible to get students to keep a record of what they have practiced. I think that serious athletes must do this sort of thing, to keep track of how much effort they are putting into all the different skills, help them remember what they've learned, help with encouragement/motivation, and so forth. All that could work for recreational players too, i think.
I'm imagining keeping a sheaf of papers with little pencils, at the end of the session I'd pass them out, and leave them a few minutes to record what they have practiced or exercises they did. On it I would set out a template to use, Eg. uchikomi: 20x static seoinage left (migi), 20x moving seoinage (hidari); turnover: 'can-opener' x 10; nagekomi: migi seoinage x 20; pushups: 5 x 10 reps. etc. They would leave them at the dojo for safekeeping.
Anyone have any practical experience doing this sort of thing? Just be a headache for me with little payoff, or worthwhile, whaddya reckon? Thanks.