Homework or not?

My child is small, in K, so this issue has not reared its ugly head in my home this time around……. yet.

But, others may be grappling with homework as we speak.

Too much? 
Too little? 
Just right?

Regardless of your position, this is a good article and some of the arguments discussed here are worth noting.

“The debate over how much schoolwork students should be doing at home has flared again, with one side saying it’s too much, the other side saying in our competitive world, it’s just not enough.

In one school, the Principal got rid of HW. In another, parents lobbied their BOE to change HW policy. In others, HW remains unchanged.

Hw? As always, please read and draw your own conclusions.

Read more: http://www.gse.harvard.edu/news-impact/2012/01/are-you-down-with-or-done-with-homework/#ixzz2gDvlbYUR

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