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The Homework Debate

5 Reasons Young Students Should Not Be Assigned Homework | Intellectual Takeout

Elementary school students should not be assigned homework, a pair of academic researchers say. Here's why.

Homework: Is It Good for Kids? Here's What the Research Says | Time

As kids return to school, debate is heating up once again over how they should spend their time after they leave the classroom for the day

. 5 Reasons Kids Need Homework and 5 Reasons They Don't

Although many people think of homework as doing more harm than good by causing copious amounts of unnecessary stress to everyone, others believe that it has great advantages for children by encouraging them to think more independently outside the classroom.

The Homework Debate |

Many in the education field today are looking for evidence to support the case for homework, but are coming up empty handed.

Do our kids have too much homework? | Parenting

Has your child shed tears over the amount of homework he has? Has he stayed up until 10 p.m. working on assignments? Have you sacrificed your weekends for homework?

The great homework debate | Parenting

Your first grader is in the middle of a tea party with six of her stuffed animals. It seems to be going well, despite a recent argument between the stuffed giraffe and his zebra stepbrother. You are enjoying eavesdropping on the dialogue as you clean up the dinner dishes, but it’s time for homework. You dutifully get your child set up at her study spot and redirect her attention to a worksheet of math facts. “I hate homework!” she wails, after an hour of struggle and avoidance. Exhausted and frustrated, you are inclined to agree with her.

The great homework debate: Too much, too little or busy work?

Parents from around the country sound off on whether their kids are getting too much or not enough homework, or if the homework just amounts to busy work.

Why You Should Give Out Less Homework

And, believe me, I really do understand the value of homework. As a math teacher, I firmly believe students need to practice on their own, and homework is a great way for them to see if they can solve problems on their own without the teacher’s help.

Should homework be banned? |

Say what's on your mind. Display your opinion about whether homework should be banned. Review what others think about the importance of homework.

The Great Homework Debate | HuffPost

Should kids in elementary school have a homework packet to complete over winter "vacation"? Should children in kindergarten, first, and second grade even...

The Great Homework Debate: What's Getting Lost in the Hype - NEA Today

Homework is one of the most complicated pedagogical strategies, says expert, and the vast majority of educators are getting it right.

The great homework debate - Kidspot

Homework - do you love it or hate it? Parents, educators and early childhood experts seem to fall into two very distinct camps on the topic of homework. However you feel, homework is bound to be a part of your child’s school life.  

Amid Growing Debate About Homework, One School Bans It - ABC News

Elementary School Bans Homework Amid Growing Debate

Homework: is it worth the hassle? | Teacher Network | The Guardian

Parents and educators question the value of setting assignments for students. But what does the neuroscience say?

Parents debate elementary school homework

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — As far as kindergartners go, 5-year-old Addrien is your typical elementary school student. He likes coloring. He likes math. And he even likes his homework.

The Homework Debate - Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground - Education Week

Sometimes parents want to help their children with homework but may not know the "right" way or newest way of doing it, which could be counterproductive to getting it done correctly. Why do teachers believe that homework is so important? Is it really important at all? Do teachers believe that whatever they teach is so extraordinary that students must continue to work on assignments at home as well as school? Or, are administrators making top-down decisions that homework must be a part of a student's nightly practice? Is homework being used to teach students time management techniques? Whatever the reason,...

The Homework Debate | Acton, MA Patch

Acton, MA - Acton students log a great deal of time doing homework. Is this time well spent?

The Homework Debate « CBS New York

The homework debate is sweeping the nation: How much if any to give? Does it help or hurt students? Jennifer McLogan reports.

The Homework Debate- Documentary

This documentary examines the stresses and pressures that derive from high school homework in today's society. Music credits: Ash and Mi...

Do Kids Really Need Homework?

In this edition of "Assignment America," Steve Hartman meets a precocious 11-year-old in the 5th grade, Ben Berrafato, who eloquently compares homework assig...

Children discuss whether homework should be banned live on 'GMA'

Plus, "GMA" anchor Michael Strahan's twins ask the other anchors about the show.

Should Homework Be Banned? | This Morning

Former primary school teacher and mum-of-two Nicola Walters thinks homework in its current form should be scrapped and replaced with physical activity and th...

Parents debate elementary school homework

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — As far as kindergartners go, 5-year-old Addrien is your typical elementary school student. He likes coloring. He likes math. And he even likes his homework.

Homework in America

Key findings from part two of the 2014 Brown Center Report on American Education illustrate that the average American student does not face an extraordinary ...