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TO GIVE OR NOT TO GIVE HOMEWORK…That is the question!

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So that concludes the end of my persuasive essay top three reasons homework is bad: One country named Finland has already fixed their school system there is no homework there is recess for 75 minutes, students per class and no tests until you are 16 years old.

As part of our school policy, homework must be given out, and students should complete 30minutes of homework,, per night! I think this is too much as many students have other commitments. Homework is pointless because kids do enough work in school and they don't need more. When they come home they want to chill out, hang out with friends, or do something.

Kids are in school for 8 hours a day doing work, other than lunch and recess. Homework is not relevant for kids. I did a survey at school at resource, and a majority of kids say that homework should be banned in school because it is stressful and they procrastinate until the last second. There is no point in homework. It takes away from spending time with family. We can be just as smart as them without homework.

This shows that homework has no academic benefits for grades. As a student, I don't get home from school until 4: It is very stressful when you have seven classes a day and homework in every single class; it becomes very overwhelming. On top of that, I have to get up every morning at 5: Many mornings are very hard for me because of lack of sleep from the night before staying up doing homework and studying for two or three tests the next day.

If they banned homework, test scores might improve because then students would have more time to study and be prepared than if we have five different subjects to do on top of studying for a test the next day. Undoubtedly, homework hinders learning. There are only 2 outcomes possible when doing homework: A You do the homework, proving you were able to do it in the first place and the work was therefore unnecessary.

B You do not do the homework because you were unable, and therefore did not learn anything. Even besides these points, there are other reasons why homework hinders learning. For example, homework has to be corrected, wasting valuable class time which could be spent teaching new skills. It is an unnecessary burden on children which causes great stress, and actively teaches them to hate learning.

Learning has to be an enjoyable experience to be effective, and if children grow to hate a subject because of the homework they receive, it will mean they learn much less in class. Stress can also affect sleep and eating patterns, thus resulting in lower scores in exams. I could go on forever, there are literally no benefits to homework. Work is for work related-things, home is where you can relax.

This line should not be blurred. Homework causes stress in many students. Homework takes time, and it keeps students up late at night getting the work done. The loss of sleep makes it hard to concentrate during class because students are so tired. I once stayed up until midnight and wound up very tired when morning arrived. It was hard to focus on my lessons. As a student,I think sleep is more important than doing homework.

Students study during the day at schools and academies,so there is no reason that we have to get homework. Many schools have a one-hour rule, but with multiple classes and each teacher assigning one hour of homework, you end up with hours of work to do at home.

Students in advanced levels get even more work than the students in basic classes. Another reason is that the noise around us. If you have a room of your own, you don't have to worry about this problem. I don't have my own room. I have to do my homework in the study. When I'm working, my mom is busy printing things out. It's annoying and makes it hard for me to concentrate. I can't do my homework before I sleep.

I have to complete my homework in the morning when she's not using the study, before I head for the academy. Getting it done in the morning means rushing. Usually, the answer are wrong because I didn't have time to really read the questions. Students often think homework should be banned. I think so too. Homework is a serious waste of time, there are some benefits of homework but the negatives out-rule the benefits by a mile. Most teachers say homework helps responsibility and our knowledge but this is not true.

I as student personally think that kids are responsible and organize ourselves better than our teachers at times. On a weekday, this is my usual agenda, Wake up in the morning, Catch the bus, Get off at the correct stop, take a train, and walk 10 minutes to my school.

I then have to go to the school office and drop off my phone, and my wallet. I then have to walk to my locker and get out my keys if I forget them I have to walk to the Principles office which is quite far away and get the master key and get out my books. I have to carry them to Homeroom and since I have a job as Office Monitor I have to collect any forms from the other kids and go all the way down to the General Office and drop them off.

I then have to go to whatever room we have Period 1 in. Since I go on my own, I have to know where everything is and what room to go to, I cant just follow a classmate like most kids in my class do.

If I am late that automatically means a 2 hour detention for me. Just my luck that my name is first on the roll call list. I do my work for that session and do the same until recess.

At recess I go to the office, collect my money and buy myself lunch. I then have to survive another 3 sessions. I then catch the bus and go home so thats organized for you! I have written words so Im done with my homework! My name is Anthony and I am 14 years old. I have not enough family time to spend playing games, opening presents, playing with my little sisters or to spend time with my mom or dad.

I think homework takes too much time. I want more free time, less homework, and more time with my friends, my dog or outside with nature. Homework aims to help us master certain skills. At least, that's the homework I've had to deal with. If there is no practice, then excellence will not be achieved. The way I comprehend homework as well is the preparation it can help you with when it comes to the real world. I think it shouldn't. It exercises our minds and shows what we have been doing while the teachers stand in front and teach.

That Is why they call them Teachers. They are supposed to teach us something. We as student are here to learn.

My teachers say show what you know not what your neighbor knows. Without it we would make some of us would make through school, get into college and have to stand there and say " I dun no how to do that.

Homework doesn't take all day; realistically you will have time for other things. Homework allows practice for future endeavors, and teaches responsibility and organization skills. Homework allows children to work at their own pace, without peer pressure. Homework allows time to study for tests, and go over work that you did in class. Homework is a necessity! As much as students don't like to do homework, it isn't possible to ban it altogether.

Students need to realize that the point of homework has nothing to do with teachers trying to make up for lost time or intentionally cutting into students' personal lives. The concept of homework prepares students on the concept of needing to put in overtime for jobs, whether white collar or blue. Yes, it sucks as a student, but banning it altogether is not a good way to go. If it WAS banned, would you like to add a month's worth of school days to the school year?

Homework is good for students in small amounts I do agree that if your getting 5 or 6 pages per night per subject it does get stressful and annoying but if you are only getting 1 or 2 and don't do it you are being lazy. I believe that if it was banned you would see a rise in the number of students failing their tests. Homework teaches children to be responsible and if they forget it, they will have to face their own trouble please excuse me for my spellings.

Homework makes us think out of the box,if given a challenge this will push us to the limits or beyond. Homework is a way for you to practice what you are learning. If you didn't have homework, you would have to stay in school until you finished your practice, and since everyone works at different rates, you'd be there until the slowest people finally caught on. Nobody likes practicing things - musicians get bored practicing scales, athletes get bored practicing their moves, and students get bored practicing their learning skills.

However, practice does make perfect, and the more you work on your homework problems, the better you get at the skills you will need when you get out of school. Some students think the teachers are "mean" for giving homework, but think about it - you have ONE assignment to do for that teacher - the teacher then has to read every single paper from every student and give it a grade.

Which one of you has more work to do? Doing homework will not make you "smarter," but it will teach you how to use the "smarts" that you have in your brain already - doing homework makes you faster and better at doing other things.

Homework allows students to practice the skills they learn during school. This helps the student retain the knowledge gained during the day rather than school being a pointless waste of time because nothing was learned or remembered.

I don't think homework should be banned but lessened. It is to much. Sometimes we have things to do that is more important. We should only have to do 5 minutes for each grade. Ex 3rd grade 15 min 9th grade 45 min. We need us time but we also need work time but not too much work time. Research shows that it is healthy to have time for our selves. All of you who don't want home work it is understood. No one likes to work but it is important for our self management time management.

My thinking is that you are looking at it the wrong way, think of homework like something fun or interesting. Sign In Sign Up. Add a New Topic. Should homework be banned? New to Old Created: Old to New Likes: Most to Least Likes: Least to Most Replies: Most to Least Replies: Homework is the reason I fail. Kuniko xtrazman gamerboy81 homeworksux somefaggit69 universe-answers me Reek linay KnightDrinkingCoffee xtrazman ibemaine somefaggit69 Max KnightDrinkingCoffee ibemaine stevenbaker somefaggit69 Max That is NOT how the real world works.

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Should high school be like college? Should parents encourage their children to get part-time jobs in high school? Less homework in middle school Should uniforms be worn in high schools? Should sports be mandatory in high school Should students have school uniforms? Hello, i'm a middle school student, and i think MUST be banned. My main reason is, that we spend 7 hours, 5 days a week, at a classroom, and we need some time to spend time with our family, play with friends, and have some time to our selves.

I could ask 50 people. I am a student and my mother 1st scolds me for not doing self study just because of lengthy and boring homeworks. I am just in elementary and it drives me crazy! I am doing complex fractions for homework all kinds of stuff my parents didn't hear of until they were in like late middle school or even high school.

Look how young I am! It is made of paper so it kills trees, which kills our air! Well I go to school over 6 hours a day! I don't need to spend more time with schoolwork! I get less outdoor, play, and social time. My grandmother can't help me with a lot of my work because its so hard! And she's a genius! I had HW in kindergarten why put such stress on young children that are no older than 5 or 6!

I think learning should be fun. It will not be fun if it is so stressful and a bit too hard. Now don't get me wrong, it should be hard so that you can learn more.

But if it is like, three grades above you, that is way too hard. Home work takes time away from truly important stuff. Once you are out of school for the day, it should be done. I also think they should try to teach social and courtesy stuff at school.

Leave the work at school, don't bring it home. No home work, in my opinion. I actually think that homework helps us students learn. Personally, it helps me learn what I don't know. However, I feel that pointless homework only meant as busy work is not okay.

Teachers feel that they have to assign work just because. Most of the homework handed to us students is busy work. I would spend way too long on homework every day if I wasn't cutting corners.

Excessive homework is bad, but no homework isn't that great either. For those who are in middle or high school, you think its difficult now wait until you get into college if you decided to go. Homework is a heavy load. However, in college most teachers won't ask you to turn in the homework its for you to practice for the course.

Teachers will know who did the homework based on the exam score of the student. A score cannot truly based on that behavior but it makes close estimate of that student studying behavior. Also what happen if you have a busy job and have to finish paper work at home. Are you going to say oh well I will just do it tomorrow. That shows lack of motivation to do your job. Stars Screen Binge Culture Media.

Business Culture Gadgets Future Startups. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. It's no homework, all year long for one group of Texas second graders. Story highlights A letter explaining the no-homework policy was given to parents One study seems to back up the teacher's ideas. Brandy Young, a teacher in the Godley Independent School District, sent home a letter to the parents of her second grade class announcing the new homework policy.

There will be no formally assigned homework this year. At least one parent loved the idea. Samantha Gallagher posted the letter to her Facebook page, proclaiming her daughter, Brooke, "is loving her new teacher already! She handed out the letter at a meet-the-teacher night and discussed her reasoning with us," Gallagher told CNN. Brooke has had homework since preschool.

So the idea of not having any made her extremely happy! Young said she's read research that proves homework doesn't help students.

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TO GIVE OR NOT TO GIVE HOMEWORK That is the question! The amount of homework students are given differs greatly across grade levels and states. Some students are given hours of work while other students are assigned little or no work to be done at home. So what’s appropriate? What is the purpose of homework? What. Does your school have a homework policy? How does your school ensure that teachers don't overload students with busy work?

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As kids return to school, debate is heating up once again over how they should spend their time after they leave the classroom for the day. The no-homework policy of a second-grade teacher in. Parents of Marion County’s 20, elementary school students will no longer have to badger their young children to do those worksheets, spelling words and math problems. That’s because.