What’s up with every teacher giving WAY too much homework?! I bet when they interview for their jobs, the principle is all like, “Put your hand on the bible. Do you solemnly swear to faithfully assign at least two hours of homework every night, so help you God?” I bet there’s some kind of heartless teacher ceremony at the end of every school year, where they give out awards to those.
It’s important to remember that homework isn’t all bad. In fact, it can be very valuable—it teaches students good study habits and time management. However, too much of it can lead to stress and alienation. That’s why it’s important to help your child plan ahead and tackle his or her homework as effectively as possible.
If you’ve tried to help your child with time management and have evaluated how many hours of homework they are actually getting each night and it is still too much, talk to their teacher to see if there is a way to come up with a solution for your family.
First of all, American teenagers are getting too much homework leading to unfavorable impacts mentally and physically such as spending less time with the people who are most important to you in life. A survey by the University of Phoenix in 2013 states “high school students had an average of 17.5 hours of homework every week and 3.5 hours from each teacher per week”.
Are Young Kids Doing Too Much Homework? Kindergartners and first-graders are bringing home 30 minutes of assignments a night. There are a few problems with that.
There you have it, five reasons why homework is bad for you. A number of studies have found that homework negatively affect the life of school children in many ways.
This is the question at the heart of the homework debate. The Washington Post education reporter Jay Mathews wrote a powerful article: “Parents Saying No to Too Much Homework.”” The story.
Homework can affect both students’ physical and mental health. According to a study by Stanford University, 56 per cent of students considered homework a primary source of stress. Too much homework can result in lack of sleep, headaches, exhaustion and weight loss.