Whereas all the participants mentioned that one major purpose for doing homework
was to review and reinforce school learning, students further stated that they did homework to please significant others (i.
and playing sports) and unstructured activities as other activities (e.
The boy's mother said her child had been returning from a friend's house after doing homework
Here you will learn the ten things your teacher will never say, how to make boys turn beetroot red, what a nightmare the roll call would be if children's names kept changing, how punching a girl might mean you like her, what statues envy as they watch us, and what amazing excuses you might have for not doing homework
Use your bed just for sleeping--not for doing homework
or watching TV.
Nurturing self esteem is a key goal; achieved through doing homework
, playing games, laughing and getting to know each other in a safe environment.
pubid=2009033), from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), explores expectations for time spent on homework (as reported by teachers) and time spent doing homework
(as reported by parents).
83% of teachers believe that doing homework
is important or very important.
And, the majority of parents surveyed believe doing homework
helps students learn more in school.
Anyway, I remember Brooklyn/childhood most strongly as an interior, a room in which I sit at a child-sized roll-top desk writing in a notebook, doing homework
with a heart divided by boredom and ambition.
The game players spent 30% less time reading and 34% less time doing homework
than the non-gamers.
A child bored with doing homework
, depicted by Ravel (music) and Colette (libretto) in an opera, is explored, followed by a Malaysian young woman's memories of childhood learning classical piano in colonial Malaysia.
Attending to the volitional costs of doing homework
and understanding it as a complex process and not just as a product in itself, may help teachers and educators to rethink and redirect their teaching actions and attitudes and contribute to a better understanding of students' often neglected perspective on homework.
I don't like doing homework
, but it's better getting it done and having time to be with my friends," says Craig Jones, 12, of Inglewood, California.
You may not always like doing homework
, but just be glad you don't have to eat scorpions to keep your grades up