We can all agree learning is a good thing. And homework means reinforcement of what our kids are learning in school. But how much homework is too much?
The Atlantic recently published,“My Daughter’s Homework is Killing Me”, a look at what happens when a father, alarmed by his 13-year-old daughter’s school workload, tries to do her homework for a week.
The author cites research that shows homework doesn't contribute in a major way to academic success. He also states that we are living in a peak period of homework assignments, which children averaging 3-4 hours of homework a night after a full day of school.
So we want to know: what do you think of your child’s homework load in Stonington? Do they manage their assignments with ease or do you have sleep-deprived zombies on your hands? Too little, too much or just right? Tell us what you think!
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