Too much homework is the perennial complaint of students.
When you are often hearing complaints of being overworked it can be hard to ascertain when it’s a legitimate concern or when students are just trying to take the path of least resistance.
Obviously, students (and people in general) can use their free time unproductively, like spending hours at a time on social media and browsing the internet.
But many students feel like their homework load prevents them from doing fun things that they like.
As a teacher, you want to make sure that you find a healthy balance — because if you give too little homework, students will be bored, but if you give too much, they will be overwhelmed.
In my years of teaching, I’ve found that giving less homework may actually produce better results.
The dog just ate all your excuses: A new study shows that homework may make students become better people.
Kids who do their homework diligently tend to be more conscientious than their peers, according to researchers at the University of Tübingen in Germany.
Sleep is incredibly important for growing children and teenagers.
While students can definitely choose to pull all-nighters or stay up late for non-school-related reasons, teachers should strive to minimize the impact that homework and school have on their students’ sleep.