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❶So the campaign against homework goes on. And, on occasion, it was quite obvious that I was putting a bit more effort into MY homework than they put into theirs!

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So, what is the answer — is homework helpful or harmful? Do we continue current practices or throw homework out altogether? Remember the main purposes of homework: Assign homework that includes very few concepts so students can learn them on a deeper level Healy, Match homework to the learning goal for a more focused learning experience.

Provide appropriate and timely feedback. Students need to know what was correct, what needs to be changed, etc. Waiting several days or even weeks to provide feedback limits or even eliminates the effectiveness of the assignment.

Parental involvement should be limited to facilitating the completion of homework — not teaching content or doing the work for a child. Parents who get too involved in an assignment inhibit rather than enhance learning. I think that homework can helpful because it will help a child learn responsibilities and it can be bad for health at times. Homework is good because it can review and reflect the things learnt in class. I think Homework is helpful, because it let's the teacher now what you are struggling on and what you don't need help with.

I think homework has it's disadvantages. Instead if they are doing homework and is still continuing to do it wrong they will keep doing it wrong and keep on that same path. If the student needs help they need to go the teacher. Homework will only hurt that child especially if it's for a grade. What you are saying is myth homework actually gives you liwer test scores grades health etc..

I am living proof my story is a bit sad but it gives you a big reason to take homework away before it causes more damage.

I think it is helpful because kids might learn more. This is going to help me for my essay I will have to write. I am doing a speech on homework and personally I believe it sometimes can be helpful but often just annoys the children who are forced to do it. I think homework is bad because you can have stress and even die.

There was a teenager that died because of homework. The only reason she died is because she had stress. Policies should address the purposes of homework; amount and frequency; school and teacher responsibilities; student responsibilities; and, the role of parents or others who assist students with homework. When i was in pakistan i made sure to do my homework on the layout of the twin towers so when i flew my plane into it i knew where to bomb.

Where does the gathering of special items such as shoe boxes, costumes, etc fall into the homework timeline? Today's parents are constantly being asked to provide various extra items for their kids. With several children in a family this puts a lot of pressure on everyone.

And for what value? Yes, doing book work, reading, problems, etc. But the other stuff seems to be so out of line and over the top. Especially in the advanced program. Even during vacation I had to do a 5 page essay for social studies, which took up almost the whole week of my time. I find this article to be most truthful with all of the facts on how homework shouldn't be assigned to poor lads with either after after school work or activities.

That to me is the biggest thing we should think about and stop because it is taking away time for our active life in sports My thought. This leaves limited to zero time for any other extracurricular activities in our case, one sport, one orchestra, and one club. The bedtime is being pushed further and further close to midnight, if not past.

To better manage to-do and priority, we set up a whiteboard in the study room to list daily and weekly due homework for these two subjects, this past weekend there were six 6 bullet items on the board. I was speechless but try to be positive to provide assistance. This leads me to this board and glad we are not alone.

There will need to be a better coordination and balance systems in place at schools so our kids can be challenged but not drained. I've seen a lot of idiotic comments on this page that make homework look like it actually is needed. The average weekly time for a full time job is around 40 hours give or take, and most jobs have you do the work in the job.

Now I'm going to talk about your messed up "education" system One of the biggest faults in your system is the grade system, most teachers have weighted grades on tests, so if you do good at homework, but terrible at tests, you're screwed. And let's talk about the conditions of the machines Kids that have to go to school every day. Really, switch the teachers with prison guards and you have a juvenile rehabilitation center. Please read this and Email me ohockeyguy13 hotmail.

Homework is more important than extracurricular activities, however we need well rounded kids and those extracurricular activities help with that. I think people who spend more than 3 hours a day are probably just fooling around too much. People who spend more than 3 hours seems more like play work than homework. SO people who are complaining parents need to consider to teach the kids how to manage their time and use it efficiently.

Teach them how to focus and how not to be distracted. There is no time in school to read a book. A recent news article about the case against homework cited a high school teacher who said that she would tell her students to read no more than 15 minutes a day in their assigned novel Jane Eyre. How stupid is that? How can anyone, young or old, get engaged in a novel if he or she spends no more than 15 minutes a day reading? At that pace, it seems like this class will be reading the same novel all year, if they manage to finish it at all.

When else do students have time to write an essay or write a research report? In school, students may be able to write a few paragraphs, but it takes time to write an essay that is longer than a page.

If it is not done after school, it won't be done at all. So consider where the anti-homework crusade will take us: Because I am a historian, I can't help but mention that this battle against homework first flared up in , led by the Ladies Home Journal. The Journal described homework as "A National Crime at the Feet of American Parents" and claimed that children were "permanently crippled" by the pressure of schooling and homework.

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If the student does not know what he/she is doing they should go to the teacher for help. Instead if they are doing homework and is still continuing to do it wrong they will keep doing it wrong and keep on that same path. If the student needs help they need to go the teacher. Homework will only hurt that child especially if it's for a grade.

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Why homework is helpful “Homework is important because it’s an opportunity for students to review materials that are covered in the classroom. You need to practice in order to become proficient,” says Sharon R. Stallings, principal of Signal Hill .

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The no-homework policy of a second-grade teacher in Texas went viral last week, earning praise from parents across the country who lament the heavy workload often assigned to young students. Yes homework is helpful. Yes, I think that homework is helpful and helps to reinforce skills that were learned in the classroom from a lesson. I think that students need homework in order to help move along in a lesson and also to acquire higher order thinking skills, and therefore homework is a good opportunity for that to happen.

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Homework is a life changer for all students. It can help them prosper, or it can hinder them from achieving academic success. Is homework worth it? Is it worth the stress and anxiety most students have to feel accomplished? No, no it’s not. Students have lives outside of their school day and most of that life is being flooded by homework. Homework is an important time to make connections and reflect; on self, family, friends, new or familiar information, and the world beyond. What you present to your students will determine the heights they will climb to continue to maintain their academic success.