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homework

A task assigned by a mental health counselor for a patient to complete between-therapy sessions.
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One school in Dubai is trying to ensure homework is attractive to students, through a new initiative they have introduced to pupils.
Maier based her decision to ban homework on research of Richard Allington, a University of Tennessee professor of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education.
Waldorf's century-old homework policy is spreading.
Not only should there be much less homework assigned, there ought to be none at all of the worst types, such as filling out worksheets or cramming forgettable facts into short-term memory.
78), (in general, during a typical week, on a typical weekend), in which students indicated how well they managed the time normally spent on homework, on a 5-point scale ranging from 1 (I waste it completely) to 5 (I take advantage of it completely).
I think homework should be planned in such a way that it doesn't eat significantly into family time, or, maybe better still and where possible, more emphasis is put on making it a fun challenge or activity that other family members can get involved in.
IEP), can have a significant effect on making homework time manageable.
The majority of academic studies are focused almost exclusively on either the characteristics of the homework itself or on the effect of homework on small groups of pupils, generally in secondary schools.
Penalties do not motivate children who consistently skip homework to do their work, but they do mobilize parents, often creating a situation that only increases tensions within the home.
We have asked on many occasions for some homework to assist his education, but despite this none is forthcoming.
It was suggested that allocating specific place for doing homework can help you child concentrate on the topics.
In Chapter 2, "The Myth of Motivation," the author addresses the falsehood that being lazy and lacking motivation are reasons for homework noncompliance.