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Homework Should Be Banned

Should students be given homework tasks to complete outside school? Or are such tasks pointless?

All the Yes points:

  1. Homework has little educational worth and adds nothing to the time spent in school. Some schools an…
  2. Homework is almost always done when a child is already tired from a long day at school. As a result…
  3. Setting homework does little to develop good study skills. It is hard to check whether the homework…
  4. Homework produces large amount of pointless work of little educational value, but marking it ties up…
  5. Homework puts students off learning. Studies have shown that many children find doing homework very…
  6. Homework takes a lot of time up. Being young is not just about doing school work. It should also a…
  7. Homework is a class issue. In school everyone is equal, but at home some people have advantages bec…

All the No points:

Homework has little educational worth and adds nothing to the time spent in school. Some schools an…

Yes because…

Homework has little educational worth and adds nothing to the time spent in school. Some schools and some countries don’t bother with homework at all, and their results do not seem to suffer from it. Studies show that homework adds nothing to standardised test scores for primary/ elementary pupils. International comparisons of older students have found no positive relationship between the amount of homework set and average test scores. If anything, countries with more homework got worse results!

No because…

Homework is a vital and valuable part of education. There are only a few hours in each school day – not enough time to cover properly all the subjects children need to study. Setting homework extends study beyond school hours, allowing a wider and deeper education. It also makes the best use of teachers, who can spend lesson time teaching rather than just supervising individual work that could be done at home. Tasks such as reading, writing essays, researching, doing maths problems, etc. are best done at home, away from the distractions of other students.

Homework is almost always done when a child is already tired from a long day at school. As a result…

Yes because…

Homework is almost always done when a child is already tired from a long day at school. As a result few students are at their best when they sit down in the evening to yet more work. Homework ends up being done in a hurry, by students fighting fatigue, and poor quality work is produced. Worse still, students who have been up late trying to finish off their homework, then come tired into school the next day, and so are less ready to learn. Really, what is the point?

No because…

Having homework also allows students to really fix in their heads work they have done in school. Doing tasks linked to recent lessons helps students strengthen their understanding and become more confident in using new knowledge and skills. For younger children this could be practising reading or multiplication tables. For older ones it might be writing up an experiment, revising for a test, reading in preparation for the next topic, etc.

Setting homework does little to develop good study skills. It is hard to check whether the homework…

Yes because…

Setting homework does little to develop good study skills. It is hard to check whether the homework students produce is really their own. Some students have always copied off others or got their parents to help them. But today there is so much material available on the internet that teachers can never be sure. It would be better to have a mixture of activities in the classroom which help students to develop a whole range of skills, including independent learning.

No because…

Homework prepares students to work more independently, as they will have to at college and in the workplace. Everyone needs to develop skills in personal organisation, working to deadlines, being able to research, etc. If students are always “spoon-fed” topics at school they will never develop study skills and self-discipline for the future.

Homework produces large amount of pointless work of little educational value, but marking it ties up…

Yes because…

Homework produces large amount of pointless work of little educational value, but marking it ties up much of teachers’ time. This leaves teachers tired and with little time to prepare more effective, inspiring lessons. The heavy workload also puts young graduates off becoming teachers, and so reduces the talent pool from which schools can recruit.

No because…

Teachers accept that marking student work is an important part of their job. Well planned homework should not take so long to mark that the rest of their job suffers, and it can inform their understanding of their students, helping them design new activities to engage and stretch them. As for recruitment, although teachers do often work in the evenings, they are not alone in this and they get long holidays to compensate.

Homework puts students off learning. Studies have shown that many children find doing homework very…

Yes because…

Homework puts students off learning. Studies have shown that many children find doing homework very stressful, boring and tiring. Often teachers underestimate how long a task will take, or set an unrealistic deadline. Sometimes because a teacher has not explained something new well in class, the homework task is impossible. So children end up paying with their free time for the failings of their teachers. They also suffer punishments if work is done badly or late. After years of bad homework experiences, it is no wonder that many children come to dislike education and switch off, or drop out too early.

No because…

If homework puts students off learning, then it has been badly planned by the teacher. The best homework tasks engage and stretch students, encouraging them to think for themselves and follow through ideas which interest them. Over time, well planned homework can help students develop good habits, such as reading for pleasure or creative writing.

Homework takes a lot of time up. Being young is not just about doing school work. It should also a…

Yes because…

Homework takes a lot of time up. Being young is not just about doing school work. It should also about being physically active, exploring the environment through play, doing creative things like music and art, and playing a part in the community. It is also important for young people to build bonds with others, especially family and friends, but homework often squeezes the time available for all these things.

No because…

Again, just because some teachers are bad at setting homework that is not a reason to scrap it altogether. Homework needs to be well designed and should not take up all of students’ spare time. Recent American surveys found that most students in the USA spent no more than an hour a night on homework. That suggests there does not seem to be a terrible problem with the amount being set.

Homework is a class issue. In school everyone is equal, but at home some people have advantages bec…

Yes because…

Homework is a class issue. In school everyone is equal, but at home some people have advantages because of their family background. Middle-class families with books and computers will be able to help their children much more than poorer ones can. This can mean working class children end up with worse grades and more punishments for undone or badly done homework. On the other hand pushy parents may even end up doing their kids’ homework for them – cheating. And homework is one of the most common causes of family arguments.

No because…

Education is a partnership between the child, the school and the home. Homework is one of the main ways in which the student’s family can be involved with their learning. Many parents value the chance to see what their child is studying and to support them in it. And schools need parents’ support in encouraging students to read at home, to help with the practising of tables, and to give them opportunities to research new topics.

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Thanasis
1 month ago

Teachers don’t understand the students’ pain and struggle they are going through, they just assign some exercises, look at the solution and present it the next day.

Eveena
2 months ago

Students spend up to a third of their day working hard at school; they deserve to have a break. Not only do students deserve to have a break, but they also deserve to have time for themselves to indulge in extracurricular activities like, sports, music, and swimming, etc. So homework must be banned

Muhammad Abid
2 months ago

Homework should be giving as much as the student can take but not so much that students will have bad filling about books.

Dax
3 months ago

I think that kids like me spend a lot of time playing video games . I also think that some kids get torn by homework especially during quarantine. Kids are forced to do school from home and homework from home as well. This can be hours and hours of work and can be very stressful.

Souparno
4 months ago

If you keep your mind fully on studies you don’t need o do homework but if you don’t follow the class then you need to do homework as it makes us revise what you have studied in school but obviously the sclools give us a lot homework in our holidays which is not needed.But what if your child has not understood a thing in school? if you do homework the child will ask you the thing that he has not understood.So homework is needed but not always.

liam
4 months ago

true

brad
4 months ago

at the top it looks like shes crying of homework that is just toter

brad
4 months ago

i dont like it because it is a waste of time plus no one cares about it thats why it is boring

Joshua Lucas
5 months ago

i think homewrok is waste of time because you might get stressed and it just takes away time with your family

Sebastian
5 months ago

Homework should be a choice. School is already stressing enough and students need to be able to have a life outside of school so they can relax and not have to worry about school anymore. If a student needs help then they could ask for some extra work in order to be able to help themselves.

ThatOneTallBoi
5 months ago

Kids, remember that homework is a waste of time, its just extra work school gives you

Joshua Lucas
5 months ago
Reply to  ThatOneTallBoi

you are so right

Catherine
4 months ago
Reply to  ThatOneTallBoi

I don’t think it is right in many situations. You see, homework are meant to make you better, not worse, but too much is just tiring.

random guy
4 months ago
Reply to  Catherine

who said it was making you worse?

Cyber_Steve
1 month ago
Reply to  Catherine

But Homework Does More Bad Than Good. Many Even Try Suicide Because Of Homework.

Muhammad Abid
2 months ago
Reply to  ThatOneTallBoi

Then how teachers will understand that which student did understand the lesson and which one not??. Homework is the way to understand that which student is improving and which one is not. Who lazy and bad student they talk like that.

Q
1 month ago
Reply to  Muhammad Abid

Well the 7-8 hours that students are already in school apparently doesn’t let them do a ten minute knowledge check on the topic.

Ajooni Kaur
5 months ago

homework should be banned from schools because it makes students very tired .
It puts more pushers on the child and the child does not wasn’t to do it .
The child is already tired from school and they get more work .
It is very stressful for a child
Excess homework causes children to feel ‘burnt out’
Do you thing my worth opponent is excess of homework good for a child? No it is not good for a child as it leads to coping and negative attitude in them it ruins the child’s life.
its also a waste of time. you could be doing something you love like hanging with your friends, or spending quality time with your family
homework takes all the time .
homework is an unnecessary pain to parents, teachers, and most of all, students.
Homework is worthless. It does nothing but creates a monstrous picture of our studies in our minds

Ajooni Kaur
5 months ago

yes

DON'T EAT MY CHICKEN
5 months ago

uhm what is homework ???

yuh
3 months ago

no

eat ur chiken
6 months ago

hi

bruhehehee[ugf[ohrusorubgodbg
6 months ago

homework sucks

Lola
6 months ago

i have homework and find that it has help me a lot with my school work. i believe that some teachers are the cause of not liking homework but you never really know. personally i love homework and think it shouldn’t be banned

LIBBY
6 months ago

I just wanted to say that I had an exam question received late at night which i had forgotten about, about the topic of homework being banned. THIS SAVED MY FRICKING LIFE! THANK YOU WHOEVER MADE THIS!

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6 months ago
Reply to  LIBBY

So you plagiarized?

John Edzel Joaquin
6 months ago

well, thank you for the comments and opinions it totally helps a lot to make a research about “banning homework”

Last edited 6 months ago by John Edzel Joaquin
Aindrila Mandal
7 months ago

I am a 5th grade student. Simply put, I absolutely HATE homework! It is stressful and leaves me no time to independently read! (I love to read) I did some research, and found that countries/states with no homework don’t do bad, but actually do good. Finland has banned homework, yet it is deemed the “happiest country” and comes at the top of exams. Ban homework!!!

Last edited 7 months ago by Aindrila Mandal
Nunya
7 months ago

I’m in 6th grade and I agree with you all except reading I like games

eat ur chiken
6 months ago
Reply to  Nunya

me too

Catherine
4 months ago

Personally, I don’t quite have the same opinion. It’s different for everyone. I also dislike homework, but I have to do it because I think it’s important

I tried my best
7 months ago

In my opinion, homework should not be banned entirely. The workload should be lessened. Often times, the amount of work children have to do can deprive them of sleep, which can lead to many negative side effects such as depression. Often times, the children at the schools I’ve been to have had to drink coffee or other caffeinated beverages to get through the day, and needed melatonin to sleep, just to wake up 4 hours later. This is mainly due to the homework weighing down on them. Homework should still be assigned in schools, but the amount of homework given to students should be lessened.

Tom
7 months ago

here is a summary of whats above about why homework should be banned. I added a few things. Also, its in my own words so if anybody wants it for their school classwork they can copy it and put it in their classwork.

 I think homework should be banned. Because first it’s hard to see if a student homework is really done by himself. Second many people copy other friend work and get many helps from their families. It would be much better to have a mixture of work (activities) in the class which will help the student to develop skills which includes learning independently. Also, there is evidence, did you know that an estimated of 17 percent of kids don’t do their homework. And an estimated 20 percent of kids copy their homework from other students. Moreover, did you know that over 70% of kids don’t like to do their homework.  Even a famous Author named Justin Coulson does want homework to be banned. He said, “They spend enough time in class.” 

Duncan
7 months ago
Reply to  Tom

the entire internet thanks you

i hate scholo
7 months ago

i think either classwork or homework should be banned cause in my country you have to do like atleast 4 homeworks ( do note that i am in 6th) and on average per day you hae to do 6 homeworks plus whatever extra work your teacher gives you ( unless they are nice like my eng teacher ). schoolwork consumes 6 HOURS of my screen time plus 2 or 1 hour of hw screentime. i am a lucky kid cause i can do 11 homeworks in 1 day but that is just not fair. my hobbie is ti play games and stream that but parents say that it takes up 3 hours of my time. one question i ask you, doesnt school take up doeble the fricking time
schoo – 6hours + 1 hour of hw + 1 hour of extraa work.
games = 3 hours ( at max ) + 1 hour of tv ( i watch like once in a week )
now you only tell me what is affecting my health more, school or games ?
i wake up late at 830 thinking that today is a good day but all of a sudden school f@#ks with me and screws me up.

i eat cake
3 months ago
Reply to  i hate scholo

schoo – 6hours + 1 hour of hw + 1 hour of extraa work.this


Ambivert12345
8 months ago

We are doing a debate for school on whether we should have homework or not so me and my group decided to search it up. 😉

aiden
8 months ago

i believe it shouldnt be “banned” as im a kid. i sometimes enjoy homework, sometimes i don’t. but i believe its not all positive. i get done with online school, i do my homework, but man am i exhausted. i think homework should only be done as a punishment.

Ritesh
9 months ago

Yes, I am always against the motion.

Lanie
9 months ago

Your having fun then ur mom asks “have you done your homework yet!”

Lokesh
10 months ago

Nice

Zaza
11 months ago

It turns out, homework was made as a punishment by an Italian pedagog Roberto Nevilis for his students. So for those who disagree that homework should not be banned, have empathy for students who have to take up their social time only for homework. Like many people commented, it’ll waste their childhood.

Mia
8 months ago
Reply to  Zaza

Curse him

Lily
11 months ago

STOP THE HOMEWORK STOP THE HOMEWORK STOP THE HOMEWORK STOP THE HOMEWORK

Ms. Rona
11 months ago

ofc it should be banned. I spend HOURS a day trying to complete a simple math problem because my brain was fried at school. school is the majority of my day. I dont want to spend the little time I have with my busy parents and busier siblings alone doing friggin spanish or something. Optional homework is fine, since that is available for the people who have time for it. But for people like me who have siblings to look after and dinner to cook, adding homework to the mix is too much. And now with covid, the workload DOUBLED. fall of 2020 better be better because this spring just wasnt it. Before you fuck up my brain and drive me crazy, please think about how we are entering high school and thats just a little stressful. Think about how we have responsibilites. smh

Catherine
4 months ago
Reply to  Ms. Rona

Please don’t use insult words.

no
1 year ago

homework is the worst

Annoyed
1 year ago

I hate homeworks

donnie
1 year ago

Homework shouldn’t be ban, but too much homework should. No more then an hour of homework. Kids can’t handle that stress like adults can.

Ambivert12345
8 months ago
Reply to  donnie

uhm. no HOMEWORK! HOMEWORK IS GONNA MAKE US SUICIDE IF WE CONTINUE THIS. AHHHHHHHHHHH

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  donnie

Don’t you know that homework is a punishment? Look it up. You shouldn’t be doing school at home. You should be doing school at school. Just a little homework is still considered a punishment. I hope homework doesn’t become a regular thing, oh wait it is.

1 year ago

hw’s so bad ,i hate hw✄

Gray
1 year ago

Homework should be banned it should be banned you telling me that they don’t have “enough time” to learn what they need to learn. It takes time out of a students life. You people say that childhood is most precious Well how can they have one if they are spending hours upon hours on homework. It waste their free time and their parents time to spend on them. Is homework that important to take away a Childs freedom huh. huh explain it explain it I want to know. homework is a waste of time Childhood is something you can’t get back. 8th grade has already made it to were I might have a mental breakdown. Yes I am a 8th grader so your hearing the opinion of one. Homework should be banned. I spend 8 hours at school and 3 hours on homework even more. Why should school have the authority to stick its fucking fingers in my lives and other students. Its no wonder why students our stressed and mentally unstable. Home should be a time to spend time with family, relaxing, maybe spend a hour or hour and thirty or so to have me time. These are the many reasons why my school system and others are fucked up. so get your fucking head on straight when you think about whether homework is good for kids or not

I also forgot that some parents don’t care I live with my grandparents and my Nana once said to me that this was more important than eating and that point if I run away its she needs to know its her fault

Cal
1 year ago
Reply to  Gray

Homework should be limited if not banned. I’m in 6th grade and have a mental breakdown at least once a week. I get about 10 pieces of homework A DAY. I get home from school at 3 and am working on homework till 8. I get to spend about 10 MINUTES with my family before going to bed.

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  Cal

Limited? It should be banned. Pretty stupid for a 6th grader.

Aindrila Mandal
7 months ago
Reply to  Cal

I’m in 5th grade. I have to study 7th grade work. :(

alex
4 months ago
Reply to  Gray

It turns out, homework was made as a punishment by an Italian pedagog Roberto Nevilis for his students. So for those who disagree that homework should not be banned, have empathy for students who have to take up their social time only for homework. Like many people commented, it’ll waste their childhood.

e
1 year ago

whos the author

1
1 year ago
Reply to  e

love him/her

MC
1 year ago

What is school for if all the learning is done at home?

LEX
1 year ago
Reply to  MC

Its not school its just work!

Im ur dad ked
1 year ago

i hate homework.

unknown
1 year ago
Reply to  Im ur dad ked

me too teachers suck

corn
1 year ago

Hello have you guys heard about coronavirus? Search an article on this website!

Amnah
1 year ago
Reply to  corn

I have my father keeps on searchin’ stuff ’bout it. I am bored coz of it.😒

Daniya naaz
1 year ago
Reply to  corn

Yes of course

georte
1 year ago
Reply to  corn

stop trying to sell your rubbish nobody cares

Ms. Rona
11 months ago
Reply to  corn

ofc we heard. were not dumb

#SaraDaBabyFace
1 year ago

I really do think that homework should be banned. First off kids work 8 hours in school and they have to do homework right when they get home. A lot of kids stress doing homework when they get home because they wan’t to spend their free time.

Sincere
1 year ago

💕💕👍

COOKIE MONSTER
1 year ago

I think that homework should be banned cause as a senior in high school I can honestly say that this has been my best year yet without worrying about the amount of homework and how long it would take me. I have done better this year because the lack of homework has taken a lot of stress off and has given me time to work on assignments that we do in class and get ahead. SO yeah I think homework should be banned.

Thanks for hearing me out
yours truly,
Cookie monster

alex
1 year ago

I think that homework should be banned cause as a senior in high school I can honestly say that this has been my best year yet without worrying about the amount of homework and how long it would take me. I have done better this year because the lack of homework has taken a lot of stress off and has given me time to work on assignments that we do in class and get ahead. SO yeah I think homework should be banned.

Thanks for hearing me out
yours truly,
alex

guy
1 year ago

Homework Should Be Banned
Yes because…
Homework is almost always done when a child is already tired from a long day at school. As a result…
Homework is almost always done when a child is already tired from a long day at school. As a result few students are at their best when they sit down in the evening to yet more work. Homework ends up being done in a hurry, by students fighting fatigue, and poor quality work is produced. Worse still, students who have been up late trying to finish off their homework, then come tired into school the next day, and so are less ready to learn. Really, what is the point?

Britta
1 year ago

Homework is practice. But too much is no good. At the same time, it every student of mine has 30 minutes of homework from each lesson he attends in a day, it adds up to 3 thirds of his school day, leaving little room to explore other interests. I also believe that teachers need to add value to the cirriculum by adding things that are left out, like how to learn, using imagination and teaching budgeting, house work and other subjects deemed unsuitable for class environment.

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  Britta

It’s not a practice it’s a punishment.

kaden
1 year ago

i think homework should be banned because statistics show that homework can cause disengage students from families and cause anxiety/depression

Angie
1 year ago

Finland is known as the happiest country in the world for students and thats because kids arent even given a hint of homework and the graduation rate is 93% while in the US kids are given 50 minutes of homework a day and the graduation rate is 73% what does that tell you about the effect of homework

Tim
1 year ago
Reply to  Angie

That tells us nothing about the effect of homework. There may be correlation, but that does not mean causation.

F
1 year ago
Reply to  Tim

bruh.. its a website on why homework should be BANNED not the effects of homework

tooth
1 year ago
Reply to  Angie

homework should be banned because it causes unnecessary stress

Krystal
1 year ago
Reply to  Angie

In China, every student should do homework for 2 to 3 hours.

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  Krystal

Shut up and go to China.

random retard :P
5 months ago
Reply to  Krystal

BRO you guy only need 2-3 hours in Vietnam we have to do it more than 3.5 hours :P

GooUckd
1 year ago
Reply to  Angie

Alright, I’m here at finland, and I live here, and I go to school. You see, there’s alot of homework. And extra in quarentine. So, the “kids arent even given a hint of homework” is kinda false. We DO get homework. Alot actually, if I say so myself. But it’s not alot. I can deal with it.

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  GooUckd

Stop spreading false information.

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  Angie

Finally someone with a brain.

Elizabeth
7 months ago
Reply to  Angie

U r angílina harry ?

parker
4 months ago
Reply to  Angie

it more like anywhere from 1- 8 hours of homework jsut depends on the day and the teacher

Titanium_Tendons_YT
2 years ago

Reason 1:
Studies tell us that homework doesn’t help us at all on standardised test scores for elementary students. International comparisons of students that are older have noticed no good relationship between the amount of homework set and average test scores. Also countries that have more homework have worse results on tests! So if you get worse results on your test, what’s the point?

Reason 2:
Homework is mostly done when a child is already
tired from School. The result is that few students are are ready for homework when they sit down in the evening to . Homework ends up being done in a hurry, by students fighting fatigue, and poor quality work is produced. Even worse , students who have stayed up late trying to finish their homework, come to school tired, and are less ready for work. So really, what is the point? That’s why homework should be banned.

Kaylee Williams
2 years ago

Homework takes away from family time. If your son/daughter is so tierd after school and they have to do homework and don’t do good u would want too help and that’s cheeting. Then you cant do family stuff like play games together or eat diner together. Homework is like a dementor, sucking tha happiness out of life

LEE CHONG WEI fan
2 years ago

homework gives self-confidence and self-motivation to a student to do well.it checks our ability and capacity to do well

Commenter
7 months ago

In other words, destroys our self confidence

random user
7 months ago

Oh look the most downv- I mean disliked comment on the page.

hola
2 years ago

Homework is almost always done when a child is already tired from a long day at school. As a result few students are at their best when they sit down in the evening to yet more work

Ian
2 years ago

all homework does is just help you redo the hard lesson ALL OVER AGAIN and barely even helps you. a school that abolished homework didn’t suffer from it, and a school with more homework got worse grades! it also makes it hard for teachers to prepare for learning just from marking homework. what is the point of doing one hard page of homework when you barely even get celebrated for it? its just pointless work for hours instead of going outside to play, doing creative things like music and art, helping your friends and family or watching TV and playing video games.

abdullah
2 years ago

Homework Shouldn’t be banned It improves your child’s thinking and memory. It helps your child develop positive study skills and habits that will serve him or her well throughout life.

Roman
1 year ago
Reply to  abdullah

NO, it doesn’t If there is one person you need to hear from about homework, It’s kids who actually have homework. Homework has done nothing good for me except for putting pressure on me and when I don’t do it, my grades go down even when I do well in class it’s just the homework that hurts kid’s grades for no reason.

Brair may
1 year ago
Reply to  abdullah

That is not true because they need to spend time with family as well as that they also need excersice so you are wrong and I don’t think anyone would disagree with my dession.

MC
1 year ago
Reply to  abdullah

How does it improve children’s thinking and memory?
How does it help them develop positive study skills if they have to miss out on family time, sport etc. The only thing that would do is make children hate homework for taking them away from other activities.

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  abdullah

This is more disliked than the reply I said was the most disliked.

random retard :P
5 months ago
Reply to  abdullah

MY friend, you have chosen the wrong place to talk about your opinion :P

Courtney
2 years ago

I think homework should be banned the students do enough work in class.
Another reason is I believe it takes away from time spent with family,friends,sports or even just playing outside.

Statistics show that homework causes:
-Stress,headaches,stomach problems
-Also arguments between parents and children
-Lack of sleep
-Can affect “physical health” and “mental health”
-Less than 1% of students say homework is not a stressor.

In some countries teachers don’t bother giving homework and their results turn out to be perfectly fine!

Sophia
1 year ago
Reply to  Courtney

I have anxiety cause of overwhelming homework and I sleep at 3:00am finishing it. Sometimes I don’t even do it and that what makes my grades suffer. If it weren’t for homework, I would probably get better grades

Sauriyadipta
2 years ago

Homework should be banned because not all families have good educational facilities and students have also varying family pressure. The often work on errands and not always get adequate time. Also many schools give very hard topics in homework.

Tracey
2 years ago

‪Homework should be banned as our children do enough in school… there is too much pressure on children to grow up quick, they do not get the time to rest, have fun and be children… I would also like to add when it comes to after school or weekends I like to spend quality time as a family doing fun things not push them into doing additional school work that is what teachers are paid for and to do in school time!!‬

Violet
2 years ago
Reply to  Tracey

Homework shouldn’t take so long as to hardly spend any family quality time together. Each school is different in the amount of homework they give, and if a school is giving a lot of homework, that should be changed, and it should be lessened, but not banned. If it’s banned, then what are they going to do all day? Just play with no intellectual mind whatsoever? How will that prepare them for the real world? Not to mention, summer break, winter break, fall break, and spring break is a time of relaxation. What’s the harm in giving homework on school days. After all, school is a place of education, and if the homework is given correctly and efficiently, it shouldn’t be a problem.

Ryan
1 year ago
Reply to  Violet

if school is a place of education why should a home be the same? and clearly you forgot about holiday homework, which turns a relaxing break into a time of stress as these assignments often take much longer to complete. and also that, in the UK at least) only 12 weeks of a year are spent in breaks which means 76% percent of a year is spent in school and doing homework. and not to mention the time teachers say homework takes is often underestimated.

MC
1 year ago
Reply to  Violet

The problem is, homework ISN’t given correctly and efficiently…
Secondly, whose job is it to help children learn? The government? No, it’s the parents job to look after their children. If the children are ‘playing with no intellectual mind whatsoever’, who’s job is it to fix that? Certainly not the government…

Millie
7 months ago
Reply to  Violet

Excuse me?
Did you get say

“Not to mention, summer break, winter break, fall break, and spring break is a time of relaxation. What’s the harm in giving homework on school days.”

Well obviously YOU haven’t had the packets and packets of the homework that my teachers have given me on those “times of relaxation“.
So next time,
maybe refresh your memory.

andre
2 years ago

homework should be either an option or banned because children are kept up late trying to finish it.Those how do finish are tired and grumpy and will most likely get growled at and those how don’t finish will either get a growling or detention and or is tired. When kids do homework they don’t get time for there self and to top it off they won’t get time to do anything when at college and high school.

Nitin
2 years ago

Homework is a class issue. In school everyone is equal, but at home some people have advantages because of their family background. Middle-class families with books and computers will be able to help their children much more than poorer ones can. This can mean working class children end up with worse grades and more punishments for undone or badly done homework. On the other hand pushy parents may even end up doing their kids’ homework for them – cheating. And homework is one of the most common causes of family arguments.

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  Nitin

School equal? You must be insane.

Aru Singla
2 years ago

Homework is not worthless guys.Homework is such a thing that helps us to check our abilities.It also helps us to revise the lectures of school.If anyone says that they do not get time to play or spend time with their family than manage yourself.Make a time table and follow it.Homework also teaches us to tackle with the suitation .If anyone rather says that he/she got glasses because of this homework than just think that getting glasses by using electronic things is more good than getting glasses than studying ?? just think with calm mind!!
and write what you feel about……..

homework is bad
1 year ago
Reply to  Aru Singla

how would you manage yourself with such little time i mean if you get about 30 minutes of homework for each class 30 times 7 is 3 1/2 hours and if you get home at 3 then it is 6:30 when you are done ad you also have to eat i go to bed at 7.

Syeda Fawzatul Zarin
2 years ago

Homework is worthless.It does nothing but creates a monstrous picture of our studies in our minds. Albert Einstein once said “Imagination rules the world but our current educational system has changed the word “imagination” with “education”.
Moreover, Albert Einstein also said that “Playing is the highest form of research” so we should first focus on laying which leads to creativity. And through creativity, we can automatically have knowledge; the knowledge we get through playing will forever be cherished not the knowledge we get through mountains of memorizing

Emaan tariq
3 years ago

Homework is turning children into couch potatoes as they spend an increasing amount of their time in their bedrooms instead of playing
outside

Asenia
3 years ago

I am currently a sophomore and I have to deal with homework on a day to day basis, plus the additional packet I must complete every week. It is not hard but it is very time consuming and I barely spend time with anymore. I am to the point of bring too and I’m constanly having suicidal thoughts. I can’t do this anymore.

Guy
3 years ago
Reply to  Asenia

I know its hard and i know it sucks, but hang in there. You’ve got only got a few more years left but at the same time you don’t have to look at this as a completely terrible time, life is a journey not a destination. What that means is that you should not expect the future to hold bliss. Every single moment is one which you can enjoy. Happiness is a state, be open to it and it will come. So what do you wanna do Now? do you have a hobby? Maybe you wanna read that book. you do that! Hang out with some pals? Go right ahead. Learn something new? what are you waiting for?!
Live life in the Now, the best way you know how. That will automatically benefit your future as well.
Now, a lot of people say, work hard. I say work efficiently. Try and get your homework done in as little time as possible, with effective output. Using methods of effective work: I highly recommend watching Thomas Frank on you tube for this.

Good luck :)

Jasper Hope
3 years ago

Homework is an unecesary pain to parents, teachers, and most of all, students. it causes disfunction in mental health, and could even effect families private lives. its also a waste of time. you could be doing something you love like hanging with your friends, or spending quality time with your family, but NO! honestly… i dont think homework should be banned… i think it should be optional. i hope you found this helpful.

jeffry
3 years ago

Homework is almost always done when a child is already tired from a long day at school. As a result few students are at their best when they sit down in the evening to yet more work. Homework ends up being done in a hurry, by students fighting fatigue, and poor quality work is produced. Worse still, students who have been up late trying to finish off their homework, then come tired into school the next day, and so are less ready to learn. Really, what is the point

dave
3 years ago

I think homework is a bad learning tool for multiple reasons: A)If the student can do the homework than it was a large waste of time. B) if the student cannot do the homework, they would ask thier parents for help, therefore makeing the homework usless for the fact that the parent did the homework. C) if the student cannot do the homework and does not do it, that will lower thier grades without learning what the right the right thing to do, therefore makeing the homework usless.

bob
3 years ago

Homework is a class issue. In school everyone is equal, but at home some people have advantages because of their family background. Middle-class families with books and computers will be able to help their children much more than poorer ones can. This can mean working class children end up with worse grades and more punishments for undone or badly done homework. On the other hand pushy parents may even end up doing their kids’ homework for them – cheating. And homework is one of the most common causes of family arguments

Brooklyn
3 years ago

I don’t know if homework should be banned completely, but it most certainly should be lessened. Kids are coming home with hours of homework and no time to have social relationships. Homework should be optional. If a student is struggling they can choose to do homework, but if they aren’t struggling they don’t need to waste their time doing home that doesn’t help them.

Lanie
3 years ago

i think its a no because its part of the education and its like practicing what you’ve learnt. hope you guys are thinking the same way.

random user
7 months ago
Reply to  Lanie

Why would we be thinking the same?

i eat cake
3 months ago
Reply to  random user

facts

Elijah
4 years ago

If the kids didn’t get the topic by the end of class then they should have homework, but if they did understand it, then what it the point of having it. That just takes up their time to spend time with friends or family. Why should kids get homework on weekends as well? The weekends are the days when kids actually get to do something besides school, they get to have fun or rest. And they should be aloud to do that. The kids go to school to learn and do good quality work, but when they do work at home they just do sloppy work and don’t get a lot of the questions right. And that is because they have other things to do. Homework should be band.

Katie
4 years ago

Homework can cause actual pain. Yes, that´s right. Lugging around that 10-20 pound book bag everyday can cause severe back, shoulder, and neck pains, and could even possibly lead to something worse. Every time I bring home my book bag from school, it weighs around 15 pounds with all of the homework inside of it. Please NO MORE HOMEWORK

Ray
2 years ago
Reply to  Katie

Most schools now do homework on computers provided by the school, or they have block schedules, that way the student doesn’t have to carry as much around with them. Homework is normally a few papers, and maybe a book. If you really have that much pain, only take the things for the classes you need that day. Also, be sure to be using a backpack with two straps and not a messenger bag.

Alex
4 years ago

Undoubtedly, homework hinders learning. There are only 3 outcomes possible when doing homework:
A) You do the homework, proving you were able to do it in the first place and the work was therefore unnecessary
B)You do the homework even though you were unable to do so, thus learning to solve the problem the wrong way. C) You do not do the homework because you were unable, and therefore did not learn anything.

Meme
1 year ago
Reply to  Alex

I disagree with this point, especially with point b. There is a textbook and the internet for a reason. A student can find out how to do it. Resources exist. Therefore, your point C becomes the student’s problem. Now to attack A. If the person already knows the topic, he or she still needs practice. For example, practice reduces occurrence of mistakes. My test scores have significantly improved once I started doing homework, even though I already and always knew the concept. Also, the voting system is biased, as all pro homework stuff have negative votes.

Bo

Roman
1 year ago
Reply to  Meme

Now you for your response on point A I disagree because You don’t really need to practice If you’ve already been practicing the whole day in school and you’re not going to forget the whole topic in one day.

jackson
1 month ago
Reply to  Meme

sorry but homework is gay

Taha Qazi
4 years ago

Homework or rather busy work is not as useful of a tool as it may seem. There is no clear evidence supporting the claim that homework improves the grades or the understanding of the students

Diana
4 years ago
Reply to  Dave

I think homework should be banned because at first kids think “let’s get this over with.” Then later on they realize all of that was for nothing because sure it prepares you for the test but what about the hours you spent on 1 page of homework!

opo[o[opop
4 months ago
Reply to  Diana

ok

Tomas
3 years ago
Reply to  Dave

Homework can affect both students’ physical and mental health. According to a study by Stanford University, 56 percent of students considered homework a primary source of stress. Too much homework can result in lack of sleep, headaches, exhaustion and weight loss.

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