Is Homework Helpful Or Harmful

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Is Homework Helpful or Harmful? Is Homework Helpful or Harmful? This is the question that many parents and students ask themselves every day. Many students complain about the amount of homework that are given to them. As many children as eleven year old Stevie Naeyaert in the research done by Alexa Stevenson,children suggest they don’t have enough socialization time.Have you ever been frustrated with homework,and not having enough socialization time? Many students believe too much homework blocks their social life.The topic of this essay is, Is Homework Helpful or Harmful? Homework is helpful it decreases fights with parents,Also homework increases mental ability in classrooms.Children not doing homework affects themselves,one reason is if…show more content…
One girl says, 1“For example, in 1st to 3rd grade you learn to read but then in 4th grade they give you more difficult tasks as you advance through grades. Tasks that are more sustained attention, effort and difficulty to accomplish.” Acording to the healthchildren.org website, homework for older children has a number of causes. It provides a chance for children to review, reinforcement of different types of skills that have been practiced, completed and encourages kids to practice skills that are needed. 2“The time is always right to do what is right” – Martin Luther King,…show more content…
The Harvard Graduate School of Education states in 2001 the university reviewed research on parental involvement in children’s homework, and about 72% of parents are involved in the children's education and homework.8”In difficult times, it's so hard to look around and to see what to be grateful for.” Said, Alice Barrett. Joan M. T. Walker, and Kathleen V. Hoover-Dempsey issued two types of test to two different groups of parent to see which group was more successful and involved in the student’s education. The first group was monitored through the 1 month period of time to see if parents would set up a schedule and monitor children's lifestyle. While the second group had the same test except the second group had responsible parents who took the time to set up schedules and rules for homework. Although on the other hand, group one was not very successful, the parents did not do any schedules nor rules. And that resulted in children's laziness and students having a very small amount of motivation to end off the school year strong. But some parents are very organized and involved in the student's education career, that type of attitude results in children doing great in school, and turning in homework on time.9”Difficult times require difficult decisions. But supporting this bill shouldn't be a

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