The air was thick with concentration as students like Jasmine Jurado, an eighth grader at the Fox Lane Middle School in Bedford, steadily plowed through assigned readings, math problems and science labs. Jasmine, 14, took a break from an essay about Shakespeare's ''Midsummer Night's Dream,'' to say that her daily average of three hours of homework leaves her anxious and burdened. When I come home, it's all on my back. There's not much time to play. Homework is hanging over their heads.
Stanford research shows pitfalls of homework
Students And Homework - Opinion: Too much homework affects student’s health – HS Insider
Print article. Many students and their parents are frazzled by the amount of homework being piled on in the schools. Yet researchers say that American students have just the right amount of homework. How can he be expected to do that by himself? He just started to learn to read and write a couple of months ago.
Do our kids have too much homework?
In decades past, students needed little more than paper, pencils, and time to get their schoolwork done. For the vast majority of students, that's no longer the case. Most schoolwork these days necessitates a computer and an internet connection, and that includes work to be done at home. Nearly half of all students say they get such assignments daily or almost daily. Yet despite the seemingly ever-growing embrace of digital learning in schools, access to the necessary devices remains unequal, with a new report from the Pew Research Center finding that 15 percent of U.
A new survey finds nearly 50 percent of parents making an almost taboo admission: They struggle to help their children with their homework. And many parents— The online poll which was released Tuesday includes the responses of roughly parents from two surveys.