Homework

Homework ban: kids relax, parents read

Elementary school students in Marion County, FL might have more free time after their superintendent put a ‘no homework’ policy into effect. Instead, officials are asking parents to step in. Wochit

Kids

Florida Schools Do Away With Homework For Elementary School Students

If you've ever looked at the pile of homework your elementary school student has brought home and wondered, 'Why is this even happening?,' you might …

Education

HomeWORK More Like HomeFUN

“Heidi Maier, the new superintendent of the 42,000-student Marion County public school district in Florida, said in an interview that she made the …

Education

Step In or Step Back? How to Recognize (and Stop) Enabling

Are you helping your kids more than you should be? One of the challenges facing parents of children with ADHD, and all the decisions that come along …

Parenting

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Welcome to the inner workings of Ms.Wich’s 5th grade classroom. Students & Parents please check out: A Look Inside Our Classroom page to see what …

High School Students and Teachers Don’t See Eye to Eye on Tech Use After School

By Meghan Bogardus CortezA new report shows students use tech more than teachers think.

Education

A Florida School District Is Eliminating Homework in Favor of Reading

A Florida school district is eliminating traditional homework for all elementary school students this year, asking instead that they simply read for …

Education

A Florida school district is banning homework — and replacing it with this

Elementary school students in one Florida school district are going to find a welcome new - but controversial - policy when they return to school for the 2017-18 school year next month: no traditional homework.<p>They are being asked to do one thing to help them academically: Read for 20 minutes a …

Education

30 Back-to-School Homework Spaces and Study Room Ideas You’ll Love

If you’re having trouble getting your kids to do homework, check out these cool study room ideas. Maybe all you need to kick-start your kid’s study …

Schools should draw up ‘homework contracts’ with parents, report recommends

Schools should draw up "homework contracts" with parents to make sure work is completed at home, a new report recommends.<p>Parents would commit to ensuring their children finish their homework, whilst teachers would agree on setting “high quality” homework and providing “regular contact” and …

Education

Another School District Says ‘No’ To Homework

Citing research, a Florida county has eliminated homework from its schools<p>Summer can be a grind for parents suddenly faced with entertaining their …

Education

Florida students in Marion County will no longer be assigned homework, superintendent says

Thousands of Florida kids won’t have to worry about homework anymore.<p>Elementary school students in Marion County will no longer be assigned homework by their teachers thanks to Superintendent Heidi Maier, the Ocala StarBanner reported.<p>About 20,000 students from 31 different schools will reap the …

Florida

One Florida county has eliminated homework for elementary school students | Miami Herald

Elementary schools in Marion County will say goodbye to everyday homework in the coming school year after Superintendent Heidi Maier said research …

Education

Homework Banned For Elementary Schools In One Florida County

<i>CBS Local–</i> Thirty-one elementary schools in Marion County, Florida, are saying goodbye to homework. Superintendent Heidi Maier sent out a “no …

Education

“Don’t Let Your Child Be Saddled with Band-Aid Accommodations”

An IEP meeting evokes a variety of reactions—some positive, some negative, and, sometimes, a combination of the two. It can be productive, positive, …

ADHD

Transition: Keep the Learning Flowing

Ensuring curriculum continuity across Year 6 to 7 is a challenge; <i>trying to establish a causal link to what has or hasn’t helped you be successful can</i> …

Teaching

Idea to scrap homework in schools to be discussed today

An Oireachtas committee will assess whether homework should be scrapped in schools today.<p>The Irish Primary Principals' Network has said the …

Education

Three Simple Ways to Include Nature in Learning

If your school is like mine, it lacks a quality outdoor space for learning. Giving kids experiences with nature and the outdoors is an important part …

Kids

How to make aging at home work

Two years ago, Jean Wolfe’s ability to stay in her home was in jeopardy. She took a bad fall in her bathroom, breaking several ribs and experiencing …

Charlotte

Compliance isn't Mastery of Learning

« Five Things for Next Year | Main<p>School is a game in many ways and so the rules create winners and losers. Points are earned by those who know how …

Teaching

How Instagram Can Help You Study

The studygram community tells us how Instagram made them love homework.<p><i>This article originally appeared in VICE Canada</i><p>Homework sucks and studying for tests is impossible! Nevermind the time and labour that feels so hard to carve out of a social high school calendar. The hurdles you have to overcome …

Dominican Republic

Compliance Isn't Mastery of Learning

« Five Things for Next Year | Main | An Ode to Empty Spaces »<p>School is a game in many ways and so the rules create winners and losers. Points are …

Teaching

Homework is a Low Impact Practice

The same type of homework doesn’t work for different types of students. In this episode of ASCD Learn Teach Lead Radio, the conversation on homework …

Teaching

Celtics did their homework before agreeing to deal top pick

Danny Ainge and Co. had a contingency plan in place if they engineered a trade ahead of Thursday’s NBA Draft.

Basketball

A Year Without Homework

Last September, I received the greatest gift. It was a warm, clear evening. About 100 parents crowded into an elementary school library. Four …

Parenting

3 Step Guide to Deal with Classmates Who Often Want Answers to Homework | Times Square Chronicles

3 Step Guide to Deal with Classmates Who Often Want Answers to Homework<p>If you are one of those scholar types who is always approached for help to …

Times Square

7 ways parents can instil good study habits

SINGAPORE: As much as you hate being that Tiger Mum who continuously nags her kids to do their homework and revision, it’s something you need to do …

Parenting

RNC Chair Compares Trump's Flynn Obstruction With Asking Her Kids to Do Homework

Republicans have been busily shaming themselves by defending Donald Trump's clear-cut obstruction in some of the stupidest ways imaginable, and …

Donald Trump

Mom Gets Shocked After Seeing Her 6-Year-Old Daughter’s Sexist Homework, Rewrites It And Goes Viral

Lynne Polvino, outraged after reading her 6-year-old daughter’s homework assignment that suggests it’s a mother’s job to stay at home, decided to …

Parenting