Peter Andre says schools give kids too much homework.

Peter Andre has criticised schools for giving children too much homework. The singer and TV presenter is currently helping guide daughter Princess, 10, through her SATs and says he can’t believe.

In 2013, the University of Phoenix College of Education commissioned a survey of how much homework teachers typically give their students. From kindergarten to fifth grade, it was just under 3 hours per week; from sixth to eighth grade, it was 3.2 hours; and from ninth to twelfth grade it was 3.5 hours. There are two points to note.

Why Giving Less Homework May Actually Produce Better Results.

Yes, children are definitely receiving too much homework. My daughter has had way too much homework in both fifth and sixth grades! She is also in the band, and this makes it difficult for her to practice playing her instrument 30 minutes every night. Deane Hymel, Houma, LA, Sixth grade.Studies have also shown that too much homework can be very unhealthy, making students feel stressed and burnt out. In fact, more than 56% of students say that homework is a major reason they stress about school. How Much Homework Should Students Have?Going to school - means lessons, assembly, seeing your friends and - for a lot of you - time to do homework! While giving homework to pupils in secondary schools is generally seen as a good idea.


Homework can affect both students’ physical and mental health. According to a study by Stanford University, 56 per cent of students considered homework a primary source of stress. Too much homework can result in lack of sleep, headaches, exhaustion and weight loss.When teachers give too much homework, it’s very stressful for young minds, who should be freer to enjoy themselves and grow up naturally without worries and stress. The body of your essay, then, consists of your persuasive points backed up with your arguments. These can be emotional or evidence-based.

Students are given too much Homework Leading to Negative Effects This essay is about all the negative impacts on students of all grades who are given too much homework during the school year. Throughout the school year, student’s live by a strict schedule that consists of school, extracurricular activities and homework.

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If kids struggle with tracking their homework, help them by following along with homework if their school posts assignments online. Give your child a quiet place to study, free of distractions.

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Are schools assigning too much homework. Timothy, a fifth grader, spends up to thirteen hours a day hunched over a desk at school or at home, studying and doing homework.

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Are schools assigning too much homework. I asked about Timothy's typical day. He awoke every morning at six thirty so he could get to school by eight and arrived home around four thirty each.

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There are a couple of notions important about the perceived homework load. Why don’t we look at two students: Angie, who is a straight A student, and Freddy, who usually gets D,E, or F as grades. Now both have strict parents, and they both have to.

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Too much homework seems like a luxury problem of the sliver of the population whose schools actually expect a lot from their students. If more schools actually pushed kids, we’d see the progress we’ve all been clamoring for. Let’s not manufacture crises. Let’s deal with the underreported one we have.

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I think the author is misrepresenting Cooper's 1989 results, which sucks because Cooper had some really interesting stuff to say. A quick review of Cooper's 1989 paper, specifically page 90, shows that he didn't support a ban on elementary school homework as the author suggests. First, I recommend that elementary school students be given homework, even though it should not be expected to.

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Is There Too Much Homework in High School? Of course, sometimes homework is necessary, but if it cuts into a child’s social, family, and down time, it borders on the cruel and unnecessary. Children should NOT be subjected to what-is-essentially training to be overworked in the corporate world.

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Elementary School Kids Getting Too Much Homework, Study Shows Tweet A study published in the American Journal of Family Therapy has shown that students in the earlier years of elementary school are getting more homework than education leaders suggest they receive — and sometimes as many as three times the recommended amount.

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In October, a survey by Public Agenda, a nonprofit research group, found that 10 percent of parents think their kids are getting too much homework. Two-thirds of parents felt their children were getting the right amount - and 25 percent thought they were getting too little.

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