The pressure of school is pounding down on some students. Seven hours of school, plus homework can be a lot for anyone. But, on top of all that students have other things to do. After all according to a student survey, students out of at RRHS participate in activities other than school, and 82 out of students have a job, over 50 percent. No wonder students are stressed.
Too much homework can cause stress, depression and lower grades, studies suggest
Too much homework can cause stress, depression and lower grades, studies suggest | Factual Facts
As the host of a three-hour mid-morning talk show on CJAD radio in Montreal , I am used to dealing with topics that spark an animated reaction. However, I was not prepared this morning for the deluge of emotion when I suggested that all homework should be banned. Keep in mind that I am not talking about reading at home or working on a special project. That would be fine. I am talking about assignments that have to be done at home and handed in to a flustered teacher who hands them back days later when the material is long forgotten. Doesn't homework help students get better marks?
Too Much Homework Is Bad for Kids
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The last thing most parents of gifted children would think their kids will have problems with is homework. After all, gifted children are cognitively advanced and learn quickly. Unfortunately, for some parents, visions of straight-A report cards are replaced by one or more or even all of these problems:. It's not unusual for a gifted child to experience some or all of these problems.