Is homework a necessary evil? Homework battles have raged for decades.
For as long as kids have been whining about doing their homework, parents and education reformers have complained that homework's benefits are dubious. Meanwhile many teachers argue that take-home lessons are key to helping students learn. Now, as schools are shifting to the new (and hotly debated) Common Core curriculum standards, educators, administrators and researchers are turning a fresh eye toward the question of homework's value. But when it comes to deciphering the research literature on the subject, homework is anything but an open book. The 10-minute rule. What research says about the value of homework: Research review.
History of the homework debate.
Does homework affect student learning? Does homework have other effects? Does the effect of homework vary with students age? How do different groups of students react to homework? What types of homework assignments are effective? No37. Homework as percieved by elementry school teachers in Egypt. Homework May Not Be A Good Thing. "How Successful is Homework Success for Children with ADHD?" by Alexis Resnick. Keywords ADHD, Children, Homework, Intervention, Parent Training Abstract ADHD-diagnosed children generally display multiple difficulties with academic functioning (DuPaul, 2007; Loe & Feldman, 2007; Raggi & Chronis, 2006; Rogers, Wiener, Marton, & Tannock, 2009) and tend to show more frequent and intense homework problems than their peers (Power, Karustis, & Habboushe, 2001).
Traditionally, treatments for ADHD have included medication and/or behavioral interventions (DuPaul & Weyandt, 2006; Loe & Feldman, 2007); however, interventions targeting the homework problems of children with ADHD have been limited. 10. Educators' perceptions of the evidence used to support decisions about homework: a case study of a former model C secondary school in Gauteng.