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Is Homework wrecking our kids? @lawrenceschool 

Is Homework wrecking our kids? @lawrenceschool  | Dyslexia | Scoop.it
“There is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students.”

This statement, by homework research guru Harris Cooper, of Duke University, is startling to hear, no matter which side of the homework debate you’re on. Can it be true that the hours of lost playtime, power struggles and tears are all for naught? That millions of families go through a nightly ritual that doesn’t help? Homework is such an accepted practice, it’s hard for most adults to even question its value.

When you look at the facts, however, here’s what you find: Homework has benefits, but its benefits are age dependent.

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Homework is much more about compliance than it is about competence. The 'Homework wars' are destroying family life as well as torturing children. --Lou
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Lou Salza's curator insight, March 6, 8:04 PM
Homework is much more about compliance than it is about competence. The 'Homework wars' are destroying family life as well as torturing children. --Lou
Philippe Colinot's curator insight, March 11, 3:24 AM
Homework is much more about compliance than it is about competence. The 'Homework wars' are destroying family life as well as torturing children. --Lou
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The 36 Rules Of Social Media (Infographic)

The 36 Rules Of Social Media (Infographic) | Dyslexia | Scoop.it
Fast Company produced this infographic about the 36 Rules of Social Media, very simple straightforward advice from professionals in the field (see the list of contributors at the bottom).

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Sara Prendergast's curator insight, March 9, 2014 7:49 PM

A short and to the point infographic with 36 tips for social media. This is very helpful and a quick read!

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Understanding Your Child's Learning Disabilities - Living in the Moment - October 2013 - Memphis, TN

Understanding Your Child's Learning Disabilities - Living in the Moment - October 2013 - Memphis, TN | Dyslexia | Scoop.it

Story Share Contest & partners mentioned in this great article @Memphis_Parent @Benetech @CAST_UDL @LDorg #dyslexia http://t.co/hTHWqFKs6h

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7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest Secret Boards

7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest Secret Boards | Dyslexia | Scoop.it
Pinterest announced today that users are now able to create an unlimited amount of Secret Boards!
Secret Boards have many uses on Pinterest.

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Technology for Special Education Needs

Technology for Special Education Needs | Dyslexia | Scoop.it

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