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  • It Makes Us to Manage Time Wisely

    If we got many HW, and if we're a discipline boy, we'll do it. We have to think how much time we'll spend for the HW, maybe if we usually play after we got home, now, we'll start doing the HW right after we got home because HW is MORE IMPORTANT than PLAYING!

  • Yes homework works

    As a student I do believe other students get better grades when doing homework. Fellow students learn responsibility when they have homework because they have to DO and TURN IN the homework.
    They also learn to learn meaning they learn new methods and new ways to improve themselves when doing homework.




    Your fellow 6th grader,
    Kaitlyn N Pack

  • Yes it does !!!

    It helps students / kids to learn and to memorise stuff and its a great way to review for tests they need homework but no too much and parents need to encourage them to read , study , and write there own books so they can get smart and smarter

  • Revision from school

    It helps students because it is kind of a revision. Like from school we learn the topic and at home we just revise. For example if teacher does not give any homework we may get less marks. The reason is because if we dont practice we may forget the facts. Practice makes a man perfect.

  • Under the right circumstances, yes.

    If students are not given homework, I wonder how many of them would even do something productive in their increased free time, let alone open their textbooks and reabsorb what they've learnt in class. Also, sometimes while doing homework, students may find doubts that they can ask their teacher. Homework also allows students to sit down alone (unless they're group-studying) and take their own time to understand and test what they've learnt.

    The problem only arises when a) teachers burden students with homework so that they have no choice but to rush through it without understanding. B) teachers use homework as an excuse to not teach. C) students themselves blindly do homework giving it no importance.

  • Reinforcement is Required

    Teachers and professors teach concepts and the how to's in class. However, that is not enough. Once students get home they need to reinforce and reflect on what they've learned in class. Without reinforcement, students can easily forget what was learned in class. There are rare students who do not require reinforcement, however, the rest of the regular students need to reinforce what was learned. Homework is the proper way to do this.

  • Homework allows students to concentrate

    Kids often feel better studying in a comfortable environment. I hated studying at another friend's house, and always found it relaxing to do homework in my room. As an introvert, I felt I could truly focus and complete my work at an area I was used to. Having the entire afternoon and evening to do the homework is comforting and lets the child manage their time correctly at their own pace, instead of the intervals at school.

  • Practice is needed

    Homework and yes it can be annoying but it reinforce the concepts you learn in class. In addition, lecture time is small and they don't have much time. I realize this is probably more directed to kids K through 12, but it still applies. If Reading the text book actively, underlining, putting questions marks make you a learner. Also interest level in a subject plays a role, if you don't like the topic much you won't pay much attention. I believe homework helps you be responsible to study and be active learner.

  • Teacher cannot teach everything in an hour lecture time

    As a college student I get homework and yes it can be annoying but it reinforce the concepts you learn in class. In addition, lecture time is small and they don't have much time. I realize this is probably more directed to kids K through 12, but it still applies. If I remember from high school lecture is about 55 minutes.Reading the text book actively, underlining, putting questions marks make you a learner. Also interest level in a subject plays a role, if you don't like the topic much you won't pay much attention. I believe homework helps you be responsible to study and be active learner.

  • Homework Helps Students Learn

    As much as I don't like homework myself, it helps. You may not be understanding it at school, so the teacher gives you more practice to encourage understanding. He/she gives it to everyone so nobody will feel like they are dumb. Imagine:
    did you get homework?
    Yes
    you're so dumb!! Hahaha

  • Homework wastes time

    Sometimes homework takes hours and hours to do , and it even wastes your time for having fun and relaxing from school . School is from 6-7am until 2-3pm and when your back home you got only 3h left. Homework gives lots of stress and pain . Homework is useless , we already learn ,understand and study in school . But they give us extra work (practice) that causes lots of pain as i said .

  • Homework is useless

    Students that know and understand the material have no reason to do homework. Those that have not grasped the material are not going to learn it by doing an assignment at home. If a student does not understand a particular concept when it is explained, that same student is not going to get an epiphany while doing homework for that subject.

  • It should be taught in school.

    The point of school is that you're learning. You should not have to teach yourself concepts and learn outside o school on your free time. Kids should not be learning from their homework but using it to practice skills they've learned in class. All too often children will come home with a boatload of homework with concepts they don't understand. This leads to kids not doing their homework because they don't understand it and don't have the time to figure it out or have a parent help them. I think a majority of the time teachers give out homework because they are on a set plan and they don't have enough time to teach all of the concepts they are required to. Homework should only be given out when extra practice is needed to help with a skill or prepare for a test.

  • Just more stress

    When you walk out of school you shouldn't need to do more work. If school isn't a place for fun then home isn't a place for work. Why don't all the students just take out a pillow and sleep in class? Or set up a nice Flat screen TV with a PS3 in class? For the students who like outdoor games they should start throwing a football in class.

  • Homework is Not Helpful. It's just a bunch of garbage.

    Homework is a pain in the butt. No kid wants to go home and say they have homework to their parents. Especially on a Friday. They don't want to use a perfect Saturday to figure out the mass of his shoe, or write a 1400 word essay. They want to go out with friends and family. They want to sleep. They want to play with the family pet.

  • Homework gives heart attacks

    Homework today is a quantity over quality thing. From where I stand as a student it's less about reinforcing concepts that need it of if I understand the material, and more about whether I can keep up with the workload, which is often massive and overly complicated or arbitrary. It's painful because the homework is easy to do, it's just too much to complete these days: 5 hours a night is not ok.

  • Homework yes, but not the kind being given today

    I do believe that everything taught in the class needs to be reinforced, but the way it's being done now is not an effective measure. As John Dewey would say in his article "Thinking in Education" subjects need to be reinforced with real world application, not pluralistic assignments, or cut and paste facts. If you want to know a fact, google it... If you want to understand a subject, apply it to the real world around us, and work on coming up with answers on your own terms. Students are not being taught how to be independent thinkers with homework, they're being taught how to reference material easily accessed with today's technology. So, if there must be homework, it should be more along the lines of taking the parents grocery bill and calculate the average expense, or read a news article, and articulate a counter argument.

  • No home work does not matter in students learnng

    Becasuse student take it as an pressure . He don't take interest in it. So due to this they waste their time for doing copy from book. Insted of this if they utilise this time for doing study they can get more chance to success. So i think that homework have no matter in the students learn.

  • No they don't.

    Homework is usually given so that students learn while writing. But the pressure of completing h.W is more than studying itself. It takes the student's mind off studies. If the students do the homework without refering to their books, then they are actually learning and using their minds. But they almost always copy from their books, which makes them more of a copycat than a student. If the time given for hw can be utilised by the students for studying, then they have a better chance of scoring well.

    Posted by: AR22
  • Homework does not help learn

    It takes up to much time and it becomes too stressful for many students if they have a sport or do an after school activity. By teachers giving out homework it encourages students to doing it at all. When school ends all you want to is relax but you can't because you have to do homework and stay up late. Most students don't get enough sleep from doing homework. Which is not good for these students since kids and teenagers need at least 6-8 hours of sleep to do good in school and have theirs mind ready for the next day


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TheShamelessTruth says2013-08-01T17:06:59.257
It really does depend. Some homework is effective however sometimes homework is simply busy work. It all depends on the teacher and the assignment. There are too many variables for me to make a decisive decision.