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The Case For Abolishing Homework In American Schools

The Case For Abolishing Homework In American Schools | Classroom Perspectives | Scoop.it
This is a teen-written article from our friends at Teenink.com. A young girl sits at her desk, reviewing her homework assignments for the evening.

Via Hope Lewis
Michelle DeSanctis's insight:

This article calls for a "homework revolution" and cites recommended homework guidelines from the National Education Association, which are much lower than what is typically assigned.

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Hope Lewis's comment, March 14, 2013 1:28 PM
This source is from a reputable news site.
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Education Rethink: Abolishing Homework: Practical Thoughts

Education Rethink: Abolishing Homework: Practical Thoughts | Classroom Perspectives | Scoop.it

I hate my son's homework. I hate the shallow worksheets and the confusing directions. I hate the fact that it disrupts the time that he should be spending outside playing. I hate the way he has to remember to pack it and unpack it and track it.


Via Ove Christensen
Michelle DeSanctis's insight:

This article is written by a mother who is also a teacher who does not buy into the traditional practice of assigning homework.  It outlines specific steps that teachers doing the same should follow.

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