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Synonyms for homework

preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

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'So if you look at that study in isolation, you will conclude that more homework is better.
There are undoubtedly also "terror" teachers and slave drivers who can overburden students with homework. What education authorities can do is temper or rationalize the assignment of homework, perhaps declaring "homework-free" days to give students more time for other activities.
Recent years have seen an increase in the amount of homework assigned to students in grades K-2, and critics point to research findings that, at the elementary-school level, homework does not appear to enhance children's learning.
Even when parents are unable to provide direct homework support--due to language barriers, work schedules, or other stressors--mothers and fathers can provide their children with the structure necessary for completing homework by assigning other family members or friends as mentors, designating a time and/or place for homework, or identifying role models for their children to emulate.
I prefer to begin doing my homework on the very day I receive it, instead of waiting for the deadline.
e survey of 2,000 secondary school students revealed that 33 per cent of 13-year-olds submitted their homework assignments late, with nine per cent invoking the age-old excuse - "the dog ate my homework".
Hence, the current study aims to conduct a psychometric evaluation of the Parental Homework Management Scale (PHMS) focused on the following four dimensions in which parents usually engage: environment, time, motivation and emotion management (Cunha et al., 2015; Xu & Corno, 1998).
"We tried to be honest about how much homework is legitimately done by students versus their parents," says Matt Townsley, the director of instruction and technology at Solon Community School District in Iowa.
Rory Galvin, the head of secondary at Uptown School, said homework needs to be designed in a way that extends and reinforces learning.
Some people like to create pictures and models, some create a quiz for the class and some do all their homework using ICT.
"Traditional homework as we know it will disappear," Maier said in a (http://alrt4.me/PdSI) voice message to parents.
No classroom computers, standardized tests or homework? At the Eugene Waldorf School, that's standard educational procedure.
Instead of assuming that homework should be a given, or that it allegedly benefits children, I've spent the last few years reviewing the available research and talking to parents, teachers and students.
Parents in Bahrain are always complaining about the amount of homework given to their children.
IT can be a bit of a struggle every week, but I have to confess that I actually quite enjoy getting involved in the children's homework.