Teachers Who Have Stopped Assigning Homework

Is it really possible to completely eliminate homework – or at least to assign it rarely, only when it’s truly needed – even in high school? We keep hearing from educators who say it’s not only possible but preferable to do so.
Some of these folks were influenced by the arguments and data contained in The Homework . . . (Read More)

Kids May Be Right After All: Homework Stinks

USA TODAY September 14, 2006 Kids May Be Right After All:  Homework Stinks By Alfie Kohn With the start of a new school year, students once again are shifting impatiently in their seats, working their way through an endless pile of worksheets. And that’s after they come home. A new study confirms what kids and parents already know:  The “tougher ... Read More