Homework

Do Your Students Have Problems Getting Homework Turned In?

Now, I'm not a magician and I don't promise to solve that problem for you! If I could do that, I'd be off consulting to school systems and bringing …

Problem Solving Freebie- Turning Homework In

Do your students have get into situations that they can't handle? Are their responses limited to "It's NOT fair!" or explaining why they were right …

Problem-solving

IBM Says No to Home Work

International Business Machines is giving thousands of its remote workers in the U.S. a choice this week: Abandon your home workspaces and relocate to a regional office -- or leave the company.<p>The 105-year-old technology giant is quietly dismantling its popular decades-old remote work program to …

The Workplace

Seven-Year-Old's Maths Homework Question Baffles His Mum And We Can Totally Understand Why

But then she realised. Oh.<p>There are many times that kids’ homework questions completely stump adults and seem impossible to work out.<p>One mum was so confused by her child’s wrong homework answer that she decided to share it on the Unmumsy Mum’s Facebook page for clarification.<p>The sum showed “10 = 22 …

Parenting

Home Studios Releases Its Debut Collection

The firm behind some of the country's favorite bars and restaurants branches out into furniture and lighting design<p>Chances are, even if you haven't heard of Home Studios per se, you're familiar with their work. The Brooklyn-based design firm's roster of projects reads like a roll call of hip spots …

Furniture

‘Summer Break’ Is The Biggest Oxymoron Ever

Parents, listen up: We’re more than halfway through May, and you know what that means. Chaos. Exhaustion. Field trips and school projects and …

Lifestyle

The ‘No Homework’ Movement Needs To Catch On Everywhere

I have sat with all of my kids through excruciating evenings of trying to help them figure out long division and fractions. I especially remember my …

Lifestyle

Putin blames US for weekend cyberattack | News | DW.COM | 15.05.2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied Moscow was behind a global ransomware attack that hit 150 countries. He backed up Microsoft's assertion …

World News

Treat shooting incidents as the tragedy they are

The coverage of the shooting on the 300 block of Franklin Street NE left out significant details [“Three juveniles, 3 men shot, wounded,” Local Digest, May 10]. It was a beautiful spring night at a popular local park that is central to a vibrant community and diverse neighborhood in the …

Opinion

Don’t let the screens take over: 8 tips for families

<i>Follow me on Twitter</i> @drClaire<p>Last week was Screen-Free Week, and I’m going to guess that most families did not have a screen-free week.<p>Screens have …

Kids

Teacher's Note Giving Extra Homework Is Going Viral For All the Right Reasons

Although we saw some teachers move toward "no homework" policies this year (as well as parents who decided for themselves that their kids are "done" with homework), one head teacher in England sent a note home giving his students <i>extra</i> homework — right before a testing period, no less. Eliza Lawson, …

Teaching

Poll: Homework cancelled so go and enjoy sun, principal tells pupils - but do you agree?

School's not quite out for summer - but written homework is, a headmaster has declared.<p>Markethill Primary School principal James Richardson told his …

Teaching

'Laugh until your tummy hurts': Headteacher praised for 'homework' he set children revising for SATs

A headteacher has drawn praise for sending a letter with creative 'homework' suggestions for children preparing for SATs.<p>John Newport, the Headmaster at Marden Bridge Middle School urged students to run around and eat Haribo instead of revising or worrying about the upcoming exams.<p>It says: "We are …

Teaching

Teacher gives students some pretty unique homework to prepare for their SATs

Now this is homework we wouldn't mind doing.<p>The days leading up to the SATs are usually spent by students pouring over notes every minute they can. However, for one middle school, their weekend homework had absolutely nothing to do with studying.<p>John Newport, the Headmaster at Marden Bridge Middle …

Teaching

'Laugh until your tummy hurts': Headteacher praised for 'homework' he set children revising for SATs.

<b>The Telegraph reports that a headteacher has drawn praise for sending a letter with creative ‘homework’ suggestions for children preparing for …

Teaching

Mother slams school for excessive workload on children, says her daughter 'is DONE with homework'

Schoolchildren these days are often under immense pressure to perform well. Not only do they have regular classes to attend, they also come home with tonnes of homework and assignments to complete. While it is often believed that these assignments need to be completed as part of the curriculum, …

Parenting

Children and Homework

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Homework Bans Don’t Work for All Homes, Parents Say” (news article, April 26):<p>Children are naturally curious, filled with wonder about the world. This is the foundation that underlies learning. Curiosity is not based on a child’s skin color or cultural background. All children …

Parenting

Vancouver schools: No homework for K-3rd grade

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — Vancouver Public Schools has revised its homework policy, eliminating at-home work for its youngest students completely.<p>The …

Education

Is homework detrimental to children's wellbeing?

20 February<br>14:59<p>Dr Andrew Davis is Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Education, Durham University. He has published extensively on …

Teaching

Fight against Depression -2

<i>‘Depression :emotions deeply pressurised’</i><p>I give this meaning to the term depression. Many people have given meaning medically important and …

Depression

What Would Happen If Students Assigned Their Own Math Homework?

Is homework worthwhile? Does doing it make a difference in learning? These questions are the source of much debate nowadays. Some may say homework is …

Teaching

Return to Learn Concussion Guidelines Every Medical Provider Should Know

While most medical providers are familiar with Return to Play laws – a step-wise progression addressing when student athletes with concussions should …

Teaching

How a Sydney school solved the homework problem

As a child, primary school principal Angela Helsloot was always given homework and, as a teacher, she has marked homework sheets nearly every day.<p>But …

Education

Mom Emails School To Tell Them Why Her Daughter Will No Longer Be Doing Homework

"My kid is all done with homework. If the school wants to punish her for it, then I guess I'll have to figure out how to homeschool."<p>Kids often get …

Parenting

'My daughter is DONE with homework' - mother's anti-homework stance wins praise

Blogger Bunmi Laditan has won support after hitting out at the large amount of homework her 10-year-old daughter is being given to do.<p>Writing on Facebook, Laditan shared an email she'd sent to the school telling staff the 10-year-old would be drastically reducing the amount of homework she would be …

Parenting

Parents Love This Mom's Email To Her Kid's Teacher About Reducing Homework

"She's in school from 8:15am-4pm daily so someone please explain to me why she should have 2-3 hours of homework to do every night?"<p>Posted on April 28, 2017, 14:32 GMT<p>This is Bunmi Laditan, a Quebec writer known for her honest and hilarious takes on parenting.<p>Laditan wrote to her daughter Maya's …

Parenting

​This Mom Says That Her 10-Year-Old Is 'Done' With Homework—Here's Why

What do you think of her decision?<p>It’s been argued that kids today have way more homework than they ever did, and one parent is <i>so</i> over it. Mom and author Bunmi Laditan says in a Facebook post that’s gone viral that her 10-year-old daughter Maya is “done” with homework.<p>“I just sent an email to her …

Parenting

Quebec mom’s email about homework to her daughter’s teacher is going viral

Bunmi Laditan had to speak up for her 10-year-old daughter when she noticed a change in behaviour, causing the Quebec mom to fear for her daughter's …

Parenting

This mom told her kid’s school that her daughter is “done with homework” forever

“Is family time not important? Is time spent just being a child relaxing at home not important? Or should she become some kind of junior workaholic …

Parenting

Mom lets daughter's school know her 10-year-old is 'done' with homework

Making tough calls for your children is a vital aspect of parenting.<p>One brave mother stepped up to the parenting plate for her child, sharing an email she sent to her daughter's school explaining that her 10 year old is "done with homework" because of the undue stress it causes.<p>Bunmi Laditan, a mom …

Parenting