Practice makes perfect, at least that's how the saying goes. How much practice makes perfect, though? Even for world-class athletes, there is more to success than practice, practice, practice. Somewhere in the mix there has to be raw talent and a strong, almost obsessive, desire for success.
A Study Has Found: Homework is pointless
Urban Dictionary: Homework
This is a teen-written article from our friends at Teenink. A young girl sits at her desk, reviewing her homework assignments for the evening. English: read three chapters and write a journal response. Math: complete 30 problems, showing all work. Science: do a worksheet, front and back. French: study vocabulary for tomorrow's test. It's going to be a long night.
And ultimately, he crumbled up his math homework, threw it in my face, stormed out of the room, and slammed the door. I understand why students have to draw models of every single goddamn thing they do in math class. I get why they have to draw a model to add fractions with unlike denominators. I get why they have to draw a model to subtract decimals. You just put them up to bat, whip fucking balls at them as hard as you can for one class period, and then the next day, move onto something else.
Homework is a word that makes many kids and parents! But take-home work is that much harder to stomach when the kids' teacher sends them home with an assignment that's offensive, inappropriate, or just plain weird. Unfortunately, teachers don't always think through their assignments to kids We found some of the worst assignments that teachers have ever given their students -- and it's not pretty. Once upon a time the scariest part of a child's homework for a parent was trying to remember math formulas from seventh grade.