The Learning Renaissance

The question of homework: Should our kids have it at all? | The Washington Post

milo_reads

The homework debate isn’t all that new. People question how much homework is too much, or too little, and ask How can we improve homework completion and How can we motivate our children to complete or be more enthusiastic about homework? But what if we, as parents, are asking the wrong questions about homework? What if, instead of asking How much time per night or How will this affect my child’s overall grade in this class or How involved should I be in getting my child to complete his homework? we asked, Why homework? What is the benefit of homework for my child? What effect will homework have on my child’s well-being and emotional health?

Read the full article by Lauren Knight here: The question of homework: Should our kids have it at all? | The Washington Post

Advertisements

One comment on “The question of homework: Should our kids have it at all? | The Washington Post

  1. tonycairns
    May 1, 2016

    Reblogged this on tonycairns.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on May 1, 2016 by in Features and tagged , , , , , .

Contributors

%d bloggers like this: