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They eat dinner and then: It’s right back to the grind as they tackle math worksheets and make spelling flashcards and do their assigned reading. Some experts say no, depending on how old your children are.
If your children are swamped with hours of homework every night, and staying up past their bedtimes stressed about tomorrow’s spelling test, it’s time to reevaluate.
A 2015 study found that when middle school students did more than 90 to 100 minutes of homework a day, their test scores actually began to decline.
So when you come home it’s almost like your brain reshuffles and reprocesses that information because you’re problem solving and thinking critically.
You’re doing it at home in a more relaxing environment, you have an adult’s attention ideally, and so whatever you learned haphazardly or where you couldn’t raise your hand and ask questions now gets solidified.”2015 study found that when middle school students did more than 90 to 100 minutes of homework a day, their test scores actually began to decline." data-reactid="33"That isn’t to say that there aren’t any problems with the way kids, parents, and teachers approach homework.
A century or so ago, progressive reformers argued that it made kids unduly stressed, which later led in some cases to district-level bans on it for all grades under seventh.
This anti-homework sentiment faded, though, amid mid-century fears that the U. was falling behind the Soviet Union (which led to more homework), only to resurface in the 1960s and ’70s, when a more open culture came to see homework as stifling play and creativity (which led to less).
The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing last year.
Kohn, an outspoken advocate of progressive education and critic of traditional parenting, once called homework “educational malpractice" and believes "'no homework' should be the default arrangement" in school systems." data-reactid="25" last year.