"This is why many countries are already beginning to exceed the U. A 2006 analysis of homework studies found a link between time spent on homework and achievement, but found it was much stronger in secondary school versus elementary school.
That analysis also found that for junior high school students, homework reaches the point of diminishing return at around 90 minutes, and between 90 minutes and 2.5 hours for high schoolers."We just need to figure out what the right dosage is," said Erik Entrikin, a father of three whose girls sometimes get up earlier than their normal a.m.
"So I've put my foot down and refused to enforce more than 10 minutes of homework per grade level for each of my elementary school kids, which is the guideline recommended by both the National PTA and the National Education Association." (Her kids' teachers this year so far seem accepting of her policy.)"I just don't think it's the right thing to say, 'Oh, they don't need any homework. He says parents should demand more from their kids: "If the school provided extra homework, some parents would force their kids to do (it)." "I am not an advocate for homework for the sake of homework," said Francesca Price, a pregnant mom of two sons who aren't yet school-age.
"This does nothing but waste time for the student who has yet to complete it, as well as for the teacher who has to grade it, giving both of them what everyone calls 'busy work.' ""If a child is struggling, homework is not the key to improvement," she said, noting how few children have parents at home to help them if they're having trouble with their homework.
Then my father sat down beside him put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, "Bird by bird, buddy. ""Hot concrete," said Rose mournfully, prodding her porridge."Write this," ordered Saffron. Their days are very quiet.' Porridge is meant to look like hot concrete. The answer, I think, lies not in the perceive virtues of homework but rather in the clear deficiencies of what happens in the classroom.
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Just take it bird by bird.” ― “Harry moved the tip of his eagle-feather quill down the page, frowning as he looked for something that would help him write his essay, “Witch Burning in the Fourteenth Century Was Completely Pointless — discuss.” ― “It is an inside joke of history that all its most exciting adventures inevitably end their careers as homework. And Eve will write you a note to say it's iniquitous to give eight-year-olds homework. Homework becomes necessary because not enough learning happens during the school day... turns out to be a highly inefficient way to teach and learn.” ― “My parents must have seen something in me that I missed. I know that I didn’t like doing the additional homework my parents gave me, so instead of being a scholar I became the class clown. My grades, although passing, didn’t come near reflecting my potential.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 sounded off passionately, saying we expect too much, too little or the wrong things from young students.Lazy, was the term they used, and for this reason they gave me lower grades.But nothing fazed me as long as I passed and was promoted with my class.Punishing me also didn’t work, and boxing my ears only made me more rebellious.It must have seemed futile to my parents, but they continued doing what they thought was right.Her orders were that I do at least one page of homework for every one of my subjects before she came home.It didn’t matter what my teachers would assign, those were her rules and I didn’t dare to violate them!Beheadings, rebellions, thousand-year wars, incest on the royal throne, electricity, art, opera, dogs in outer space.” ― “Is this your holiday homework? It was suggested that I was a bright child who just didn’t apply himself.Most of the time I received only “C” grades, although they should have been at least “B ” and perhaps by showing just a bit more effort I could have been an “A” student or better.