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The Case Against Homework

How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It

by Sara Bennett

  • 271 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Stages - School Age,
  • Parents And Education,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Education (Specific Aspects),
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Child Care/Parenting,
  • Parent participation,
  • Homework,
  • Education,
  • Family & Relationships / Parenting,
  • United States,
  • Educational Policy & Reform

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9759239M
    ISBN 100307340171
    ISBN 109780307340177

      The Case Against Homework. My daughter’s schoolwork should be done during school hours. Jessica Valenti. Follow. 3 min read. Credit: JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty. L ike most nine-year-olds, my daughter hates homework. “My brain is exhausted,” she’ll tell me, as she slogs through that evening’s hour of assignments. Author: Jessica Valenti. Etta Kralovec and John Buell, authors of The End of Homework, maintain that homework “punishes the poor,” because lower-income parents may not be as well educated as their affluent counterparts and thus not as well equipped to help with homework. Poorer families also have fewer financial resources to devote to home computers, tutoring, and academic : Janine Bempechat.

    This article reviews two books; The Myth of Homework: Why our kids get too much of a bad thing by Alfie Kohn and The Case Against Homework: How homework is hurting our children and what we can do about it by Bennett & Kalish Few topics generate more conversation at the school gate than homework but there is little discussion amongst educationalists or teachers during their training or in . Empowering, practical, and rigorously researched, "The Case Against Homework" shows how too much work is having a negative effect on our children's achievement and development and gives us the tools and tactics we need to advocate for change. Also available as an eBook. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Supplemental links.

     Demand on No Homework Homework one of life’s struggles for students from the starting of school until the day they graduate. It makes kids hate learning since they know they have to . The case against homework: how homework is hurting our children and what we can do about it. [Sara Bennett; Nancy Kalish] -- Argues that there is almost no evidence that homework helps elementary school students achieve academic success and that assigning large amounts of homework each night actually has a negative impact.


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The Case Against Homework is an interesting book in that it combines statistical data and antidotal evidence to show how homework does not help students until middle school, then only slightly. The stories however are primarily from people who support the argument against homework/5(48).

The Case Against Homework is an important book that takes on the pound gorilla—homework overload—long ignored by educational policy makers.

Every parent of a school-age child should buy it and follow the authors' excellent advice in order to protect their children from an. That being said, "The Case Against Homework" is a quick and easy read and provides a nice introduction to why homework should be reduced or eliminated in /5.

The Case Against Homework is an important book that takes on the pound gorilla—homework overload—long ignored by educational policy makers. Every parent of a school-age child should buy it and follow the authors’ excellent advice in order to protect their children from an educational system gone haywire.” —Dan Kindlon, Ph.D., author of Raising Cain, Too Much of a Good Thing, and Alpha Girls.

Empowering, practical, and rigorously researched, The Case Against Homework shows how too much work is having a negative effect on our children's achievement and development and gives us the tools and tactics we need to advocate for change. Description of book provided by publisher Three Rivers Press, a division of Random House Inc.

In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents, and kids, and their own experience as parents and successful homework reformers to offer detailed advice to frustrated parents.

In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents, and kids, and their own experience as parents and successful homework reformers to /5(5).

And it is a hidden cause of the childhood obesity epidemic, creating a nation of “homework potatoes.” In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents, and kids, and their own experience as parents and successful homework reformers to offer detailed advice to frustrated parents.

When asked how homework can negatively affect children, Nancy Kalish, author of The Case Against Homework: How Homework is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It, says that many homework assignments are “simply busy work” that makes learning “a chore rather than a positive, constructive experience.”.

In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents, and kids, and their own experience as parents and successful homework reformers to offer detailed advice to frustrated parents. You’ll find out which assignments advance learning and which are time-wasters, how to set priorities when your child comes home with an overstuffed.

In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents, and kids, and their own experience as parents and successful homework reformers to offer detailed advice to frustrated parents.1/5(1).

Although the research support for homework is compelling, the case against homework is popular. The End of Homework: How Homework Disrupts Families, Overburdens Children, and.

The Case Against Homework is an important book that takes on the pound gorilla--homework overload--long ignored by educational policy makers.

Every parent of a school-age child should buy it and follow the authors' excellent advice in order to protect their children from an educational system gone haywire."/5().

The Case Against Homework is an important book that takes on the pound gorilla—homework overload—long ignored by educational policy makers. Every parent of a school-age child should buy it and follow the authors’ excellent advice in order to protect their children from an educational system gone haywire.” —Dan Kindlon, Ph.D.

Stop Homework a resource created by Sara Bennett, co-author of The Case Against Homework: How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It. Please Help Each Other It’s the start of another school year and, as always, I’m getting a flood of emails asking for help.

The Case Against Homework, is an important book that takes on the pound gorilla–homework overload–long ignored by educational policy makers.

Every parent of a school-age child should buy it and follow the authors’ excellent advice in order to protect their. “When I speak to teachers, it’s always remarkable to me how unaware they are of the research literature—especially young teachers or student teachers.” Yet when it comes to homework, most teachers are true believers.” ― Nancy Kalish, The Case Against Homework: How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It/5.

Sara Bennett, the founder of Stop Homework and coauthor of The Case Against Homework (Crown, ), raised hell and ultimately changed the homework policy at her daughter’s school. GreatSchools talked to the lawyer turned reformer about preposterous projects and how children can learn to think for themselves.

The Case Against Homework By Alfie Kohn After spending all day in school, our children are forced to begin a second shift, with more academic assignments to be completed at home. This arrangement is rather odd when you stop to think about it, as is the fact that few of us ever do stop to think about it.

“Alfie Kohn has made a convincing case against homework This book is typical of his work. It is engaging, informative, and exudes the passion that drives him to write. It is a well-researched volume with more than references. Kohn has never been better at challenging the status quo and declaring that the emperor has no clothes.”.

In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents, and kids, and their own experience as parents and successful homework reformers to offer detailed advice to frustrated parents.

You’ll find out which assignments advance learning and which are time-wasters, how to set priorities. And it is a hidden cause of the childhood obesity epidemic, creating a nation of “homework potatoes.” In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents, and kids, and their own experience as parents and successful homework reformers to offer detailed advice to frustrated parents Brand: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.And it is a hidden cause of the childhood obesity epidemic, creating a nation of "homework potatoes." In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents, and kids, and their own experience as parents and successful homework reformers to offer detailed advice to frustrated parents.