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Homework Should Have a Limit

There should be a limit on homework. As in only a certain amount of assignments per subject.
There is a section in school agenda’s that tell us how much time each grade should spend on homework every day/week. But realistically, some students are getting WAY to much homework while other students in the same grade but another class are getting none. There should be a mandatory reasonable limit to homework, every student, no matter which class should have to spend approximately the same amount of time on homework. With this the kids could be getting their required homework, and having a social life.

All the Yes points:

  1. overwhelming
  2. Yes because….
  3. Yes Homework Should Have A Limit
  4. Yes, kids need to balance out mental and physical exercise.
  5. Yes, it should.

All the No points:


Yes because…

Yes there should be some type of thing to do with that much homework. There are some nights where kids have none at all and then there are some nights where it seems like the kids have way to much. They should lower the limit to around 30 minutes for kids and then for high schoolers like 45 minutes. That way the kids can go outside or sit down and relax, rather than sitting doing nothing but homework.

No because…

Obviously homework should be unregulated. Children are a dangerous species and deserve to suffer at the hands of adult society. Too many children now adays spend their time going out and ‘shanking bare manz’. It is a well known belief that children should spend their time doing homework, for example look at Nick Clegg, he obviously never did any homework that’s why he ended up as a lib dem, but because of this he can put forward idiotic views in every conceivable area and hinder the progress of Britain as the worlds most powerful nation. God save the queen…..

Yes because….

Yes because…

Yes, but some may disagree, schools should limit homework because kids don’t have time. They are busy. Kids grades drop because of too much homework. Also, it’s way better to do class work then homework. It would just be better if schools limited homework.

My first reason is that kids don’t have time, they are busy. Homework is important, although too much homework is unneeded and stressful and it also puts pressure on the brain.

My second reason is that kids grades drop low because of too much homework. Believe it or not, if kids get to much homework, they get lazy & eventually don’t want do it at all.

I researched……

No because…

Yes Homework Should Have A Limit

Yes because…

Yes. I do think that homework should have a limit because sometimes homework can be overwhelming and you spend a lot of time on the computer or with a sheet of paper doing homework instead of spending time with your family and doing things. You do need to do homework but there is a point where you just have to stop. You can’t have piles and piles of homework isnt good but having some homework is good. Having no homework at all would leave you bored. Overal I think that having some homework is good but having a lot of homework isnt the greatest. So yes i think homework should have a limit.

No because…

Yes, kids need to balance out mental and physical exercise.

Yes because…

Homework till an extent is good. Keeps the child busy and interested in studies. But however an excess of homework definitely leads to over burden on the mind of the child. I believe that their should also be plethora of time time given to the child for his physical development. If much of homework is put on him\er there’s less time for him\er to go out and play outdoor games. If the child after school is also busy with his homework, he finds less time for discovering himself , his capabilities and hobbies. Therefore I would like to end and say anything in excess is bad, everything should be balanced out in life for a better living.

No because…

Yes, it should.

Yes because…

Yes homework needs to have a limit because the children do have lives and don’t do work all the time. They come home and they do chores for their parents. They go to parties and family affairs and maybe even host their own. Some might be in sport leagues and will be very busy and they might have clubs. So they might not have enough time to work on their homework. Also if they do, they will spend at least a little bit of it in enjoyment. I mean, everyone does this. Even the teachers who assign the homework. We all spend time enjoying ourselves once we come home after a long day of working. Therefore, the children might not have enough time to complete massive amounts of homework. Another point would be that, if the children have that much homework they will be extremely stressed with the stress of completing it and making sure it has good quality. This stress is definitely not good for their health, and in turn they might just give up. They just will go like i just can’t do it and they won’t do it. This would decrease their grades. if teachers give so much, they will get worse quality work and there would be less effort put in. So they might as well give less homework, so we will all do better and do our absolute best. All resulting in better quality work for in which both teacher and student will be happy about.

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3 years ago

Haven’t you got tired of doing loads of homework? Don´t you think that they should, limited homework? Well in my opinion I think homework should be limited. One we do have lives besides we don’t want to do work all the time. Many of us kids feel like their homework load prevents them from doing fun things that they like. Two is a lack of sleep. We come home from a long day from school as well we have to do chores furthermore then we are probably pulling a late nighter due that we have loads of homework. Next is we need time for ourselves and our family. If we did one less hour of work and had one more hour with our families to play a game, watch movies, or just talk, it would contribute greatly not only to the health of the family but also to the wellbeing of the students.
We have lives too 
I prefer in my opinion that homework should be limited. My first reason is if students are doing loads of homework we will feel like it is preventing us from fun doing things we like. Like going outside, playing a game, or just listening to music. Another reason is we are so focused on doing homework all the time, we won’t be able to develop in other parts of ourselves. Next is that kids should not be, given homework is that they need time to relax and take their minds off work.
Loads of homework can result from a lack of sleep. Something that teachers need to remember is how very long school days can seem for students, especially for high schoolers, if they have hours and hours of homework. We usually arrive at school between 7 and 8 a.m., stay in school until 3 p.m., may have after-school activities until 5 or 6 p.m., and may not be able to start on homework until 7 or 8 p.m. after eating dinner. Even if your students have a homework load of just 1–2 hours, that means they won’t be able to get to bed until 9–10 p.m.Sleep is incredibly important for growing children and teenagers. While students can choose to pull all-nighters or stay up late for non-school-related reasons, teachers should strive to minimize the impact that homework and the school have on their students’ sleep. Assigning less homework will likely mean that your students will have the opportunity to get more sleep, which means they’ll be more awake and engaged in class the next day.
Family Time
This last point is often forgotten. Students should have the opportunity to hang out with their families in the evenings. If we did one less hour of work and had one more hour with their families to play a game, watch movies, or just talk, it would contribute greatly not only to the health of the family but also to the wellbeing of the students need to have a life outside of school, and assigning less homework means that they have more time for such activities. In an article published by the New York Times, a mother explained how…, “The stress homework places on families start early.” The article also talks about how homework takes away from family time and family activities. The author also says that her kids “are fighting not just over the homework, but also over their share of my coveted attention and my unique ability to download and print images.” This shows how homework adds extra pressure and can cause tension in families. It takes away from family time and causes more stress on students and parents. It’s almost as if once children start school and the homework starts that it never stops and that more family time is taken away while more stress is added.
SO yes I think homework should be limited.

6 years ago

it’s overwhelming and stressful expecially as a high school student. There are weeks I have close to none and other weeks ( like this one ) where I have had 19 sections for biology, a 20 page packet I did in class and at home, a vocab test, a 60 question benchmark, a te21, and another biology test. my head is pounding and I’m having to stay up later than normal.

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