Middle & high school students may lack independence and critical skills, and these groups of kids are the ones who require some assistance with their tasks.
They miss the point that their parents are not Jacks of all trades.
While some adults specialize in healthcare & nursing, others may have no higher education at all and remain unemployed without any experience.
The worst part is when such parents lead their kids in the wrong direction.
“It's truly all pain and no gain,” he believes.
“There is little reason to believe that homework is necessary and no support for the assumption that it promotes good work habits, independence or self-discipline.” Wallace disagrees.
Policies differ among schools and even individual teachers about the amount of time kids should spend on homework each night, whether or not to grade at-home output and if parents should be encouraged to help.
“Homework is important because it’s an opportunity for students to review materials that are covered in the classroom.
College students spend 2-3 hours on their homework assignments.
As many of them live on campus, they cannot ask their parents to help.