Sunday, January 28

Homework On The Ropes

A new paper has found that worldwide, students with more homework often have lower math scores.

Some of the nation's most competitive schools are changing their homework policies, limiting the amount of work assigned by teachers or eliminating it altogether in lower grades. There also is an effort by some schools to change the type of homework being assigned and curtail highly repetitive drudge work. Wall Street Journal reports...

(Archive of anti-homewpork links here.)


At 4:59 PM, Blogger Gil Student said...

The best math teacher I ever had was R. Shlomo Kovitz, who never gave homework. He taught me calculus in high school.


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