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How Reading Logs Can Ruin Kids' Pleasure for Books - The Atlantic
Rather than creating a new generation of pleasure-readers, forcing kids to keep track of their reading time can turn it into a chore. Children who read regularly for pleasure, who are avid and self-directed readers, are the holy grail for parents and educators. via Pocket
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june 2016 by arvind
Principal: What happened when my school ended useless homework - The Washington ...
Anyone who closely follows the debate about the value of homework at different grades knows about a famous meta-analysis of previous research on the subject, published in 2006 by researcher Harris Cooper and colleagues, which found that homework in elementary school does not contribute to academic vi
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march 2016 by arvind
Beyond Class Time:End Homework Now
article on benefits of homework and how much should be used
homework  article  research  education  21apples  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Canadian parents win court battle against homework
fascinating article about legally suing a school to prove homework is ineffective, and getting rid of homework for students!
article  legal  school  education  21apples  homework  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind

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