Our Teacher Tina shares her thoughts about the “Homework Dilemma”
Recently, I asked a friend why he was transferring his daughter back to a traditional school even if his daughter is clearly having a great time in a progressive school. His answer floored me, “I want her to have more HOMEWORK.”
You would transfer your child to a system that clearly is not a good fit for her because you want her to have more homework. Of course, I bit my tongue and decided to write about it instead.
First let’s list down what parents THINK homework is:
- It is an activity at home that will improve their child’s self-discipline and study habits.
- It will lengthen a their child’s focus and attention span.
- It will increase their child’s academic standing or grade.
But what if all these are not true? Or at least not based on any significant data or study? Just a practice passed down from generations…
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