Imagine being stressed and almost failing in most of your classes, and the principal says that you will have to take an extracurricular activity. No one knows what a student is going through and how stressed they are. So they shouldn 't be made to do something, they may not want to do. It can cause a lot of problems at home, because everyone can become more stressed. Extracurricular activities after school such as sports, yearbook and student council are all something that needs to be carefully considered.
Unhealthy problems is an effect of kids doing too much homework for too long, students have to complete all of their homework in just a limited amount of time, and less time for family and extracurricular activities and family and friends is created because of homework. If homework continues to increase through the years, students will go through a midlife crisis! They will not be able to handle all of the pressure and who knows what the students will do with all of this homework on their backs. Remember back to Michael. He was stressed out from all of the homework he had received from school, though, he went to school excited.
It will only cause negative outcomes on the pupils performance. Teachers should not assign homework to students as it will cause negative changes in the academic performances. Kids should not have to do homework, as homework can lower test scores, have no effect on academic performances, and cause stress/ worry. To begin with students should have non homework as it can lower test scores. Richard Walker, an educational psychologist at Sydney University states,” Data shows that in countries when more time is spent on homework students score lower on Standardized testing.” This leads to show that homework is not beneficial to students, rather the opposite.
The “Homework Debate” has occurred since the beginning of compulsive education. Some argue that children benefit from homework and rote memorization. Others say that homework is redundant and takes away from precious time with family and friends. I believe that homework for elementary aged children should be banned, and the homework given for students in junior and senior high school should be drastically reduced. With the heavy workload, many students are not getting adequate sleep, causing them to miss out on important topics taught the next day in class.
Some of these illnesses are very serious and are very harmful to students. Some of these illnesses include depression, stress, and self esteem issues. Also due to the stress children can lose muscle mass, and their physical condition can go way down- Tim walker PhD Homework is actually bad for you in that is ruining your cognitive abilities. Dr. Alfie Kohn says, “that there is no evidence to show that homework in elementary and middle school has any benefit and that the correlation between
Many experts question if children are even getting a real childhood. This leaves no time for go out a play a game of catch or even just watch a movie with friends (Is Homework Beneficial). Another example, “When Isabel Hill speaks of her daughter 's struggles with homework, it is notable that she often speaks about the work as if it is her own: "the last two [weekends], we 've been working from dawn until dusk” (Ponte). In the article, Excessive Homework Strains Family Life, mother Isabel Hill talks about how her and her daughter are always taking up late to finish homework and projects. This happened even on the weekends.
Has your child ever experienced physical symptoms of stress, such as headaches, exhaustion, sleep deprivation, weight loss, and stomach problems from homework? Many students say that homework causes stress, however 57% of parents believe that students are given the right amount of homework. Even though homework is assigned to help students practice time management, good work habits and reinforces the material that they learn in class but most students disagree. Homework doesn’t benefit a student, while homework is thought to be harmless it could cause serious consequences and by being responsible and doing it right when you get home it takes time away from family or extra curricular activities. This is why I propose that homework should be abolished from school in order to reduce stress or other symptoms, to create time for family/friends or socializing, and make school a fun place for students to learn rather than collecting pointless homework that could be done in class.
Everyone goes to school, everyone has homework. Homework has been a topic of interest for a very long time. Many students think that homework is not beneficial. However, without homework people wouldn’t remember what they learned in class. Homework gives kids the chance to prove what they have learned.
Consequently, kids are feel taxation and get stressed out. Students are also given too much homework and stress levels rise. Studies show it is much worse if the assignment is overdue (Druker). Students are already learning enough in the classroom environment, they don’t need to spend more time out of school on their work. Homework produces unneeded stress, especially if there are multiple or overdue assignments.
High school students are receiving too much homework, it’s confusing and stressing them out, it's taking a toll on their mental and physical health, as well as their social lives. According to the NEA (National Education Association), there is a nationwide standard to how much homework should be given to