Homework Archive

Mar
28
2012

March 28 – Homework Doesn’t Do Them Any Good
by John Heaton

So screams the headline of an article (here) summarizing a new study out of Australia.  The article affirms what some of us have believed for years: homework - or the amount thereof - is driven by the vicissitudes of parent opinion in the ebb and flow of decades.  The longitudinal studies do not ...

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Aug
23
2010

Homework
by Lance Collins

We are making some important changes in New Covenant's School of Rhetoric, changes that have their rationale in history; and as a history teacher, I am intrigued by the history of almost anything. Homework is no exception. I did some reading and made some enlightening discoveries (although I still ...

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