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Case Against Homework How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do about It

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ISBN-10: 0307340171

ISBN-13: 9780307340177

Edition: 2006

Authors: Sara Bennett, Nancy Kalish

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Does assigning fifty math problems accomplish any more than assigning five? Is memorizing word lists the best way to increase vocabulary--especially when it takes away from reading time? And what is the real purpose behind those devilish dioramas? The time our children spend doing homework has skyrocketed in recent years. Parents spend countless hours cajoling their kids to complete such assignments--often without considering whether or not they serve any worthwhile purpose. Even many teachers are in the dark: Only one of the hundreds the authors interviewed and surveyed had ever taken a course specifically on homework during training. The truth, according to Sara Bennett and Nancy…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/29/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Nancy Kalish is a frequent contributor to "Redbook," "Cosmopolitan," "Glamour," & other major magazines. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.