The Instigator
chipstudent
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Losing
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The Contender
MysticEgg
Con (against)
Winning
5 Points

homework should be banned

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after 1 vote the winner is...
MysticEgg
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 10/29/2013 Category: Education
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 807 times Debate No: 39633
Debate Rounds (3)
Comments (1)
Votes (1)

 

chipstudent

Pro

home work is evil and should be banned from schools
MysticEgg

Con

I accept and eagerly await my opponent's opening argument(s)! I hope it will be entertaining for everyone!
Debate Round No. 1
chipstudent

Pro

Homework adds to the stress of school and if homework were banned then students would be happier and less tired.
MysticEgg

Con

My opponent has not shown how the second is the case (happier and less tired). Thus, I can dismiss this without without evidence. On the first part, I will accept this (although I could still dismiss it without evidence if I wanted to), but Pro has not given any reasons WHY it should be banned on this line of reasoning.

If stress = justification for banning, then you can ban sports, school as a whole, exams, work etc...

Stress is a part of life (even if it is not welcome) and homework, while often stressful, can give students confidence for exams, allow them to practise the areas that they couldn't in class, show to the teacher that they've understood etc... The resolution is negated.

Back to Pro!

(P.S. Here an interesting read as to why homework is good, although it is a little flash: http://blog.eskool.ca...)
Debate Round No. 2
chipstudent

Pro

chipstudent forfeited this round.
MysticEgg

Con

Oh well, it was an interesting debate while it lasted.

Conclusion:

I have undermined and refuted my opponent's arguments; I have given an argument as to why we should keep homework which went unchallenged. The resolution is not fulfilled.

Thanks to my opponent, the audiences, and the voters! I'll see you all around!
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by KaleBevilacqua 3 years ago
KaleBevilacqua
Where's the proof, Pro?

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Vote Placed by QandA 3 years ago
QandA
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Reasons for voting decision: It's a no brainer really