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  • Homework

    Homework is bad for you. Researchers say it is excessive and counterproductive(Current Events 10/27/06.) The U.S.A has one of the lowest test scores in the whole world because the teachers give high amounts of homework. Homework in high quantities doesn’t pay off. “First‚ they say‚ the government now requires schools to meet higher-than-ever achievement goals for students. If students don’t succeed‚ the school faces penalties. Second‚ many parents want their children to be able to get into the nation’s

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  • Homework

    Why Kids Should Have Less Homework Homework has been given to students to reinforce what they learn at school‚ and hopefully to help them learn the material better. Except‚ too much homework is not helpful‚ and can be counterproductive. Too much time can be spent on completing homework which could take away a kids social life‚ family time and takes away time from participating in sports or other activities. The amount of homework a teacher can give to a student should be limited and only assigned

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  • arguments for homework

    Arguments for homework Introduction As you may not be aware of homework is all out of class or at home activities/assignments that teachers give to students. Homework is an extension to schoolwork. It could be practicing skills learnt during the school day‚ preparing some information for a presentation or studying for tests. I believe that homework is helpful and necessary in order to make the school day learning efficient. Not to mention that we would be in school very much longer to learn

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  • Online Homework

    Homework can be defined as the tasks given to the students by their class teachers‚ which has to be completed outside of the class. Homework usually has features that some amount of reading should be performed‚ writing to be completed‚ problems to be solved‚ and other skills to be practiced based on the nature of the assignments. Homework could be designed carefully to fulfill the needs of the academic curriculum‚ and prepare the students for upcoming lessons‚ extend what they know by having them

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  • Homework Ban

    less -homework revolution How fed-up parents are changing the way sehools think—and how you can‚ too By Nancy Kallsh Photographs by Brooke Slezak used to be extremely pro-homework. In fact‚ I once wrote an article for this very magazine telling readers how to get kids to stop whining and knuckle down to work. Back then‚ I could afford to be smug; My second-grader was happily zooming through her ten minutes a night. But a few years later‚ Allison started coming home with four hours of homework each

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  • Kayla Homework

    Homework‚ necessary evil or just evil Most students complete an average of 3.1 hours of homework a night‚ and 56% of those students state that when it comes to stress‚ homework is a primary source. Although homework‚ for many years‚ has been the way to prepare students for test‚ ensure accurate comprehension‚ and (as some say) help develop responsibilities‚ students and many parents argue that homework is more frustrating than helpful. Why is this? Well‚ homework can be stressful for a

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  • Homework Overload

    Research Spotlight on Homework NEA Reviews of the Research on Best Practices in Education Some researchers are urging schools to take a fresh look at homework and its potential for engaging students and improving student performance. The key‚ they say‚ is to take into account grade-specific and developmental factors when determining the amount and kind of homework. So‚ what’s appropriate? What benefits can be expected? What makes for good homework policies? Research doesn’t have all the answers

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  • Rant on Homework

    RANT Homework Homework...Why do we have homework? I know that it is the most essential part in kids life for education‚ at least that is what teachers would say. But‚ what is the reason for doing homework after school when you have been working hard all day. Therefore‚ I feel that homework isn’t necessary because all it does is that it cause stress. Solving problem after problem‚ reading chapter after chapter‚ and studying for tests‚ quizzes makes the students frustrated

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  • The benefit of homework

    grade teacher in Richmond‚ and an adjunct instructor for the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond. In it she did research that consistently showed that homework has only a slight effect on student’s educational achievement. She expressed that it was a brave act for her to challenge the practice of giving homework and its benefits. If correct‚ she knew she had to answer questions like‚ “What will the parents say? How will children learn self-discipline and study skills? And‚” How

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  • Reduced Homework

    Reduced Homework Shouldn’t the district or teachers assign students less homework? We should have less homework because some students have activities outside of school‚ they don’t have time to spend with their family anymore‚ and it may affect their physical health. There should be a sufficient of homework so that students will not have to have a lot of stress. First of all‚ the reason why teachers should give less homework is because like I said‚ some students have activities outside of school

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