So, you are right that too much homework is bad for students, but as long as there is that perfect amount of homework, than homework is still a good thing. Plus, word problems in math homework can help train students for reallife problems. But my opinions about homework have taken a complete 180 shift in thinking. When I was a third grade teacher, I firmly believed in homework every night.
I believed students needed to practice the responsibility and routine of homework. I gave at least reading and spelling homework nightly and some other subject at least once a week. Cooper acknowledged that some students really are bringing home too much homework, and their parents are right to be concerned.
A good way to think about homework is the way you think about medications or dietary supplements, he said. If you take too little, theyll have no effect. If you take too much, they can kill you. Lately there has been an outpouring of books and articles against homework. Critics call homework a form of child abuse and say that it prevents children from engaging in wholesome activities.
Government surveys say that most students spend an hour a day or less on homework. Yet the campaign against homework never seems to abate. Homework in its bare definition intends to be a good thing.
but then again, in definition, even socialism is a good thing. when it comes to practicality of the topic, homework has failed its purpose and thus is inherently a bad thing. When your child does homework, you do homework.
Show your child that the skills he is learning now are related to things you do later on as an adult. If your child is reading, you read too; if your child is doing math, balance your checkbook. 5 Reasons Kids Need Homework and 5 Reasons They Don't. The benefits of homework has been debated by teachers and parents for years as the very word evokes very negative connotations to every involved, students, parents and teachers. Homework is a horrible thing.
It brings stress to students and uses a lot of paper. Mar 11, 2015 you dont realize homework is the only thing that gets into into college and gets you a good job, if you dont do you homework and dont get a job then you may end up on the street. Report Abuse