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The Growing Argument Against Homework

A New York City elementary school’s decision to ban homework in favour of play has infuriated some parents. Many people seem to believe that working on assignments after school is an essential part of a child’s success. But if you actually do your...

Homework Should Be Banned | The Times

‘I loathe my children’s homework. How many hours do we have left of their dwindling childhood?’ I’m not one for craven populism. I dare to say the unsayable. In my time on these pages, I’ve suggested some pretty contentious things. Jam is horri...

Principals: Homework ‘Is Essential’

WARWICK school principals have raised their hands to support what they call "essential" homework, after calls from Daily News readers to ban the after-school work. Our readers were split when asked whether homework should be banned, with some sugg...

Parents Debate Elementary School Homework

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — As far as kindergartners go, 5-ye...

Jonathan Butcher - Should We Ban Homework?

Earlier this week, writer Valerie Strauss kicked the homework beehive with a column that included homework among a list of items that supposedly don’t help students learn. Last fall, a show story revealed that some schools have decided students ar...

Homework Debate: Too Much, Too Little Or Busy Work? - Cnn.Com

And I thought Miley Cyrus' performance at the VMAs generated a ton of opinions. Ask parents how they feel about homework, as we did on CNN's Facebook page, and the response is immediate and intense. So many parents from all over the country sounde...

The Great Homework Debate: Is Homework Helpful Or Harmful To Students?

Sometimes, I feel as if I have been doing homework my entire life. As a child growing up, I moved from worksheets, dioramas and book reports to essays, major projects and term papers. When I began teaching, I had lessons to prepare and my students...

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7 Best Excuses For Missing Your Homework

DOWNLOAD AWESOMENESSTV SEASON 1- http://bit.ly/ZMXzoA Have you ever needed a really great excuse for not having your homework completed - we ...

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Are We Doing Too Much Homework?

Homework can be a pain during your teenage years. Some teachers give too much, and others give too little. Laci and Trace did some research of their own to ...

Homework - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

Homework, or homework assignment, refers to tasks assigned to students by their teachers to be completed outside the class. Common homework assignments may include a quantity or period of reading to be performed, writing or typing to be completed,...

Rethinking Homework - Alfie Kohn

[For a more detailed look at the issues discussed here — including a comprehensive list of citations to relevant research and a discussion of successful efforts to effect change– please see the book The Homework Myth.] After spending most of the d...

Homework: A Guide For Parents

Homework has been around as long as public schools have, and over the years considerable research has been conducted regarding the efficacy of homework practices. While the results are not uniform, most experts on the topic have drawn some common ...

Helping Your Child With Homework

Homework booklet for parents of elementary and junior high school students. Helps parents understand why homework is important and makes suggestions for helping children complete assignments successfully.

Top 10 Homework Tips

Kids are more successful in school when parents take an active interest in their homework — it shows kids that what they do is important. Of course, helping with homework shouldn't mean spending hours hunched over a desk. Parents can be support...

Cesdp | Enhancing Student Learning | Resources | Purposes And Benefits Of Homework

This module provides tools and resources for teachers to use while partnering with families to enhance student learning and success. It provides information and ideas to support partnerships with families on student homework, curriculum-related ac...

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