To many parents, homework seems as much a part of schooling as lunchroom cafeterias. But does it really make a difference?
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Parents have many educational issues to deal with once their children are in a school. One of the biggest concerns and frustrations for parents and children alike is homework. Children have to get it done and parents have to manage it.
Instead of assigning homework, teachers at Gaithersburg Elementary School in Maryland are asking students to spend 30 minutes a night reading, Fox 5 r...
The key question to ask yourself as a parent is "How can I empower my tween?"
Homework -- how much, for whom, and to what end -- has long been a focus of discussion and concern among parents, teachers and PTA associations across the country.
While tempting, prioritizing the pursuit of short-term educational progress -- such as by assigning lots of homework -- rather than long-term goals is a tradeoff we should hesitate to make.
In this, Part 3 of our series, let's take a look at how students may be viewing the nightly assignments that most schools require of them.
Let's look a little deeper into the two general responses parents often face when confronting their child who hasn't done their work: falling apart and belligerence.
For parents, homework can be a nightly tango into hell, turning family time into a frustrating fight.
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