Strategies and Interventions for Increasing Homework.
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The value of homework has been the subject of debate over the years. In regards to research, the jury is still out as to whether homework positively impacts a student's academic achievement.
Activists like the Ladies’ Home Journal crusaded against homework. As a result, homework became more creative and individualized. Today, homework has become an important element of the educational process and all teachers assign various home assignments to their students so that they can understand the subject better, put theory into practice, and retain information.
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But the debate about putting an end to homework stretches far back. In the 1920s, physicians were concerned about the impact of homework on the health of children. For them, young ones need at least six to seven hours a day of fresh air and sunshine. Edward Bok, editor of the Ladies Home Journal, called for the end of homework in the 1930s.
Progressive's Push Against Homework. Popular turn-of-the-century women’s magazines like The Ladies Home Journal published studies showing that drilling of spelling words didn’t improve.
In The Case Against Homework, Bennett and Kalish draw on academic research, interviews with educators, parents,. Ladies’ Home Journal, Health, Prevention, and other magazines. While writing this book, Nancy put several of the strategies to work for her own daughter, always with positive results. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.