When you appeal to students’ interest they may not even think of it as “homework.” For instance, today’s children are up to date on all of the latest technology.
I know from when I was teaching, and now being an administrator, normally you don’t get 100% of the students turning in homework.
A few weeks later, they came back to me.“It hasn’t stopped.
For example, math homework is due on Mondays and spelling is due on Fridays.
Or, give all homework assignments for the week on Monday and have them due on Friday.