The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing
So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil-or even demand a larger dose? Kohn’s incisive analysis reveals how a set of misconceptions about learning and a misguided focus on competitiveness has left our kids with less free time, and our families with more conflict. Pointing to stories of parents who have fought back-and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework-Kohn demonstrates how we can rethink what happens during and after school in order to rescue our families and our children’s love of learning.
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Review: The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad ThingUser Review - Amy - Goodreads
This book really made me think about my teaching. I don't have children of my own yet, but almost any mom or dad I talk to with kids in elementary school will tell me that the homework their child ... Read full review
Review: The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad ThingUser Review - Arian Alana - Goodreads
Kohn brings up another practice in education that has always been taken for granted. This time: homework. The value of homework is almost never questioned, but as Kohn put it, "This is a curious fact ... Read full review
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