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Does homework help with academic success?

Here’s what you need to know about homework and how to help your child

Parent involvement with kids' homework can have both positive and negative effects. So, what should parents and educators do?
Children struggle to develop the basic “building blocks” of maths if they’re just copying down everything the teacher tells them without understanding it. From

After school learning makes kids masters of their own maths destiny

When rote learning and parroted answers replace real engagement with the material, children are bound to battle with maths. After-school homework clubs offer a different way of thinking.
Students are encouraged to cheat when they see people getting rewarded for dishonest acts in society. Hand image via

Why do students cheat? Listen to this dean’s words

Surveys show that 95% of high school students and 70% of college students are involved in some form of cheating.
Homework tasks that require an iPad or laptop may disadvantage low socio-economic status students. Brad Flickinger/Flickr

E-homework is widening the gap for disadvantaged students

More and more teachers are turning to technology when assigning homework. But while e-homework can make out-of-class learning more fun and interactive, research suggests that it might further disadvantage…
The best place for homework? In the classroom.

Homework – what’s the point of it?

A middle school student I know came home from school with the task to recreate a medieval fort out of cake. I expect the History teacher thought this was a creative and engaging activity. This particular…
School students everywhere could look forward to no more homework. Homework image from

Should Australian schools ban homework?

The recent decision by French President Francois Hollande to abolish homework from French schools has reignited the long running debate about homework. This debate has been around for more than a century…

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