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The power of a good homework policy
Creating a Homework Policy With Meaning and Purpose
Subscriber Account active since. According to the infographic below, created by Ozicare Insurance, the countries that offer the best education systems around the world don't always dole out piles of homework to students. Students in Italy — whose education system ranked relatively low on the Pearson review — complete about 8. Insider logo The word "Insider". Close icon Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.
Here's how homework differs around the world
Nelda Glaze is a sixth-grade language arts teacher and a graduate student at Coastal Carolina University. American Montessori Society. Introduction to Montessori Method.
Regardless of where you stand on the issue, there's no doubt that the anti-homework movement has been picking up steam. Homework is still a staple in most classrooms, but even teachers who believe it has some value are scaling back. Others, convinced homework is a waste of time and even counterproductive, are phasing it out — a decision that is becoming less and less controversial with parents, school leaders, and researchers. The scrutiny stems not only from homework's questionable academic value, but also its role as a stressor in students' lives.