Education Secretary Leonor Briones recently engaged in a public pitch for the policy, which is now the subject of a couple of pending bills in Congress. Doing just that, however, leads to the conclusion that a solution other than what she and supportive legislators are proposing is in order. Excessive homework — or to state the argument more accurately, any homework at all — is physically taxing on students, many of them very young, after they have already spent a full strenuous day in the classroom. Projects that students are expected to complete at home often pose a burdensome expense on parents, who may not have a ready budget for the last-minute purchase of needed materials. Assigning homework also adds to the workload of teachers, who must grade these assignments in addition to their everyday work of preparing lessons.
Logical Consequences for Not Doing Homework?
Top 5 Good Reasons Why Kids Should Not Have Homework
Jump to navigation. Do the preparation task first. Then read the article and do the exercises to check your understanding. Is discipline a problem in your school? What do teachers do when pupils behave badly in your country? A Scottish teenager had very strong opinions about discipline at her school. Read on to find out more.
Homework and Consequences
Last year was my 1st year and I was not good at keeping kids accountable for their homework. This year I'm thinking of cracking down more. What is an appropriate consequence for not doing any homework? I would just take away recess but my kids go to lunch first, so I'd spend SO much time walking over to the playground, collecting the kids who didn't do it, walking them back to my room, etc Any other good ideas for consequences?
Students will misbehave in class. Teachers may not be able to stop all forms of misbehavior before they start. However, educators do have control over their reactions to student behavioral issues. Therefore, teachers should choose their responses wisely, making sure that they are appropriate and logical. The old adage, "the punishment must fit the crime," is especially true in a classroom setting.