The Pros And Cons Of Homework

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Homework- Schoolwork that a student is required to do at home. Why should “schoolwork” have to be done at home? Kids all around the world ask this question as they sit down late at night stressing about the countless hours of work they must complete before school the next day. The main focus of going to school is for students to learn and adapt to new information given to them. The work they should do should be kept inside of the classroom and not assigned into their personal lives. Although some students use homework to review what they learned, teachers should not assign homework every night because students already spend enough time doing work during the day. Students spend too much of their time in the classroom to come home and do homework. For example, most schools require students to spend six to eight hours a day at school, followed up with one to two hours of homework. This can be stressful and non beneficial to kids. In opposition to most teachers that think school is easy for kids, “An elementary school day might start at 9:00am and end at 3:20pm. That’s more than 6 hours of work that kids as young as 5 are putting into their education every day” (20 pros and cons). Teachers underestimate how long and stressful school is. Adding work takes time away from students’ personal lives by spending countless hours on work. This time could be used…show more content…
Students who have a growing hate for homework may think that “Repeating the same problems over and over is boring, difficult, and only reinforces the practice of discipline” (20 pros and cons). Repetition is not always the correct path to take students down to get them to like something or make them better at something. Teaching them fun and non stressful information is the correct way. Work after school should be used in a beneficial way rather than being stressful and
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