Our No Homework Policy


At The Country School, children have no homework until the second trimester of 5th grade. There is no evidence of a clear connection between homework, improved test scores and academic achievement in the lower grades. Traditional homework also limits valuable family time, and may even be detrimental to students’ mental health. Once homework is introduced in the latter part of 5th grade, teachers are conscientious about balancing the homework load, teaching students the skills to manage the work, and making sure that the homework assigned always  serves a purpose and is connected to helping students achieve the highest academic standards

“ We want kids to spend their afternoons playing, exploring and getting recharged for the next day. We want to give our students their lives back, and our parents their kids back. This is a bold move, and we have our work cut out for us, but we don’t want to spend another minute tied to traditional ways of doing things when we know they are not right for our kids. With our roots firmly planted in progressive education, we place an emphasis on learning by doing, through hands on projects and teachers who engage students in understanding and experiencing – rather than just memorizing and regurgitating for tests. I believe this approach creates students with a lifelong love of learning, and the skills and confidence to succeed both inside and outside the classroom – academically, socially, and emotionally. ”

The Parent/School Partnership

Learning should still take place at home with or without homework. Our policy gives families the freedom to let their interests and passions guide their learning. Science experiments, playing outside, cooking and reading books together become an equally important part of a child’s development, along with the curriculum they learn at school. At the elementary level, it is expected that parents will support their child’s learning through nightly reading, reviewing math facts, practicing spelling words, etc. Teachers are happy to help provide ideas and resources for continuing the learning at home if needed. 

Our no homework policy in lower grades allows you to be a partner in your child’s education. While our rigorous academic standards are fostered in the classroom, your family is empowered to explore and create your own path for learning at home.

VDA’s No Homework Policy

by Lisa VanDamme

No Homework

Every year, dozens of parents sit at my desk and describe to me the intense frustration they feel as they watch their children churned through the public schools. One of the refrains of their complaints: endless homework.

And no wonder:

  • The work itself is largely pointless. Students must complete countless contrived worksheets meant primarily to satisfy state standards for homework volume.
  • Their children are overwhelmed, trying to cram this busywork into car rides, between afterschool activities.
  • Parents do not know the material themselves. They are often unable to help, and sometimes they even hinder the children with their own confused instruction.
  • There is no sacred family time. Instead, the time for bonding between parents and children is compromised by battles over homework.
  • There is no sacred free time; the time the child should be allowed to rest, play, spend time with family and pursue personal interests is compromised by the looming responsibility of performing hours of homework drudgery.

VanDamme Academy has a policy of no homework

Yes, you read that correctly.

At VanDamme Academy, the only daily, on-going responsibility given the children outside school hours is to read. Reading is an activity best done alone, in the quiet of the child’s own bedroom. It is a very independent and personal task, and—if it is the right book and taught properly—a very pleasurable one, too.

Math practice is done in math class. We give students ample time to learn, practice, and master new concepts under the close supervision of the teacher. Essays are written in writing class. Writing, which is one of the most challenging and comprehensive skills a student must learn, demands the constant monitoring and assistance of the teacher.

That such disciplines are neglected during the day—and then sent home in a mad-dash effort to get the kids up to speed for standardized testing—is criminal.

It is not surprising that our policy does wonders for parents’ relationships with their children. I will never forget when a parent sat at my desk one day and told me, with tears in his eyes: “You have given back our family life.”

But, you might ask, how do VanDamme Academy students fare when they are sent off to high school with their homework-laden peers?

Well, consider this typical comment by a non-VDA parent at a high school attended by several VanDamme Academy graduates—each of whom had several homework-free years: “Do you have to be a complete genius to go to that school?” You don’t have to be a genius to go to our school or learn from our courses—but the level of knowledge and caliber of thinking that our curriculum instills can make our graduates seem like geniuses.

Our students shine because we make efficient use of the school day, focusing on those subjects which are most essential to the cognitive development of the child—because we give students careful supervision in the development of academic skills instead of shunting that task off to parents—because we revere and enjoy the work itself, and do not feel compelled to "jazz it up" with treats and distractions—because we present the material in a careful, systematic, hierarchical manner, one which allows the child to grasp and keep the knowledge presented—and because the effect of all of this is intelligent, driven students who love to learn.

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In effect as of June 20th 2018

In Educ@tional Dynamics we decided to abolish homework for all classes from Beginners A to D Senior (and for the respective classes in German, Spanish and Italian) for winter courses, and for all intensive summer courses in all 4 languages including B2 and Modular Proficiency C1-C2.

We have also reduced homework assignments for B1, B2 (in all 4 languages), and for Modular Proficiency C1-C2 in winter courses.

This policy has been in effect since 20th June 2018 and the programme is run smoothly and effectively.

Homework or no homework?

Since the early 20th century, homework has been favoured as studying practice that would bridge learning at school and learning at home. It went through many phases with supporters and non-supporters. In a nutshell, assigning homework has been a controversial issue for many decades.

Scientific research has found out that homework in primary school offers no academic advantage. Instead, it overwhelms struggling children and is boring for high achievers.

A 2002 study showed a direct relationship between time spent on homework and increased anxiety, anger, depression, and other mood changes among students.

Homework potentially increases family conflict. Additionally, the more parents help with children’s homework, the more tension children experience and, finally, they don’t learn. Consequently, homework loses its original role.

It also reduces time for other activities that provide balance and variety to a child’s life, such as sport, music, art, or other extra-curricular activities, or to relax and simply be children.

On the other hand, no one can dispute that certain amount of homework promotes self-discipline, improves study skills and work habits, helps students be responsible and prepares them for the “real world” if, of course, it is done properly.

Nevertheless, the conclusion of several studies is clear: homework actually drives kids away from learning, makes them less successful in school, and interrupts their childhood.

Advantages & disadvantages of homewor a) Advantages

  • With daily assignments students understand the material that has been taught by revising it.
  • Daily assignments keep learners in practice.
  • Assignments and projects help students to learn the value of time organisation. This is a crucial skill that they will need in the future. With the right technique they learn how to manage time and perform better.

b) Disadvantages

  • Most students already have a huge workload in the primary and secondary education, and putting additional pressure for foreign language learning only makes matters worse.
  • Assigning homework questions the futility of the teaching at school. If they have to study at home too, then how efficient are their teachers?
  • There is no easy way to check whether the student is doing the work by himself. Most of the times parents help at home, so, finally, the students hardly learn anything, but at the same time they may get good grades.
  • Students have to spend all their time on assignments. This way they miss out on other important activities like sports and hobbies. Students must take part in extracurricular activities for their all-round development.

‘No homework’ policy

After experimenting with some classes since early 2015 without or very little homework, we found that the progress and the learning outcomes of the students were not affected. On the contrary, the students were more attentive and more creative during lessons and developed linguistic skills even further. After class they spent more time with family and friends and enjoyed every minute without family conflicts, anxiety or stress.

Is ‘No Homework’ policy easy to implement?

No, it isn’t easy for the educator. We had to change our instruction in class and introduce and incorporate on-site practice (OSP) to reach the desired outcome. And it works! Outcomes are even better! We have control over our students’ learning progress, parents cannot be involved and peer collaboration makes learners more competitive.

Our young learners even leave their school bags in the school and our advanced classes leave their dictionaries behind after class.




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GODLEY, Texas -- Kids across the country are heading back to school, but in a small Texas town, one second-grade teacher is making a big promise.

Brandy Young, a teacher at Godley Elementary school, says this year, her students will have no homework.

Not tonight. Not any night.

Young passed out a letter to every parent at "Meet the Teacher Night" before school started to explain her no-homework policy.

The letter reads:

"After much research this summer, I am trying something new. Homework will only consist of work that your student did not finish during the school day. There will be no formally assigned homework this year. Research has been unable to prove that homework improves student performance. Rather, I ask that you spend your evenings doing things that are proven to correlate with student success. Eat dinner as a family, read together, play outside, and get your child to bed early."

Samantha Gallagher's 7-year-old daughter Brooke is in Young's class. The mom posted the teacher's letter to Facebook with the caption, "Brooke is loving her new teacher already!"

"I am very grateful Brooke has an innovative teacher who is willing to adopt new policies for the benefit of her students and their families," Gallagher said.

The note is opening up a great conversation about education, our kids and our future.

Gallagher says her family is thrilled by the new homework policy - especially little Brooke.

Dozens of parents in the Godley school district and outside the district praised Young's policy on Facebook. Gallagher's post has since been shared more than 67,000 times.

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.Last school year was a really big year in my classroom. We started flexible seating (you can read more about that adventure  HERE ), we implemented a Bring Your Own Device program, and we did away with homework. Like I said– BIG year!

While each of those three changes contributed to a very different feel in my classroom than years prior, I was particularly nervous about doing away with homework. I know that homework has its place, and I know there are concepts and skills (especially in 4th grade!) that require repetition to really grasp. Yet, I still felt like the reasons to do away with homework were more important than the benefits of homework itself.

Throughout the school year, I had many colleagues pop in and ask how our no-homework policy was going. “It’s going well!” I would respond, but I wouldn’t give many details. Now, after a full school year without it, I definitely have some reflections on how it went, what changes I would make, and if I would do it again!

After a Full Year of No Homework


You can see that we didn’t COMPLETELY do away with homework, but we did do away with 99% of it. We still STRONGLY encouraged students to be reading each night, and they were required to have a novel in progress at all times. We also continued our weekly letter writing, where students had to respond to us in letter form by the end of the week. You can read more about that idea  HERE . I’ll never have a classroom where I don’t do it!

We also had a disclaimer that if students did not complete their classwork in a reasonable period of time or were excessively off task during an assignment, they would need to bring it home to complete it.

How I Broke The News To My Students

Of course, when we first told students about this change, there was hooting and hollering and cheers galore! I let them have their moment and then gently pulled them back together. I reassured them that it was totally possible that they wouldn’t have homework, but that it would mean they had to give me their all every. single. minute of every. single. day. Their eyes got big, they sat up taller, and an air of confidence washed over them. “We’ve got this, Mrs. M.!” I remember one kiddo saying. In the beginning, it was as if they would do anything to keep this privilege.  We floated on clouds of no-homework bliss for a solid week…

And then here’s what really happened when I did away with homework…


I expected more from my students than ever before.

When I was planning my lessons this year, I packed in more than I ever had before. While that might send like a negative effect of this little experiment, it was actually one of the best parts for me.

The Monster That Is Math

In math, in particular, this was a game changer for me. I knew that my students needed to deeply and fully understand these concepts and be able to compute with automaticity. I also knew they wouldn’t be going home and doing 20 extra problems each night like they had in the past. This meant that 1) I had to make sure they understood the concept like the back of their hand and 2) They could apply that understanding to a wide variety of problems…. Of course, these are two non-negotiables that any math classroom should have, but I was going to be doing it with less practice and repetition than before.

Therefore, when I was planning, I ended up with FAR more inquiry-based lessons and practice (so that they would really get the meat of the concept), and far less direct teacher instruction. I jammed as much as I could into my whole group time (10-15 minutes a day) and then jammed even more into their workshop time. Kids were collaborating, practicing, and learning more than ever… Simply because I had this sense of urgency that I was missing before.

But What About Spelling

A few people have asked about spelling and how this worked without homework and studying at home. We use a word study philosophy, similar to Words Their Way , which means that students are studying patterns in words rather than the words themselves. I incorporated this into my reading rotations and would occasionally devote some of our writing to it, and I would highly recommend it!

Another option to fit in what would have previously been homework is to rethink your morning routine. I usually use my  Think It Through  critical thinking packet as morning work, and when I did away with homework this year and had to give them some more “intense” morning work, I started using the packet during Morning Meeting instead. I used our morning work time this year to review and reteach grammar concepts some days and math skills other days. It was the perfect balance!

This brought out the best in some kids

When I say it brought out the best in them, I mean it changed their study habits permanently. They created habits that I hope will continue on with them for years and years to come. They knew that in order to continue having no homework, they truly had to give me their all during the day. It wasn’t easy. They had to not only complete their assignments, but complete them well. We had very, very little down time, and I expected more from this group of kids than ever before.  Some rose to the challenge and THRIVED under the challenge…

…and some kids didn’t care.

I did have a handful of students who were not at all motivated by a lack of homework. These were the kids who repeatedly ended up taking work home because they weren’t completing it in class. Usually due to them being distracted and not on-task. Some kids learned quickly that this isn’t what they wanted, and a few kids never did quite learn.

Some parents loved it. Others hated it.

On Back to School Night, when we handed out this homework policy, the general consensus was all the praise hands in the world! Parents thanked us for giving them FREEDOM in the evenings to take their kids to gymnastics without worrying about homework and some parents thanked us for eliminating the nightly homework battle they had fought for the past few years.

We also had a small number of parents who wanted their kids to have homework. They worried that they would become accustomed to not having homework and have a difficult time next year when their teacher required it again. They worried they wouldn’t get enough skill practice. These were valid concerns, and we reassured parents that, if they requested it, we would send home supplemental practice. Not one of the parents who initially expressed concern over the policy ever ended up asking for homework.

…but some KIDS asked for homework!

I’ll never forget the first time one of my kids ASKED for homework! It was about a month into the school year, and we were working on  Error Analysis  in small groups. One of my students looked up and said, “I LOVE this. Can you PLEASE give us some more to do at home!?” How could I deny them that opportunity!? 🙂 The rest of the kids in the small group chimed in that they wanted to bring some home too. During my lunch break, I printed a few more tasks out for those kids, and guess what? Every single student in that group brought it home and returned it the next day– BY CHOICE!

This happened multiple times throughout the year, primarily with my  math projects  and error analysis tasks. I never, ever denied them when they asked to bring something home for homework.

Some kids NEED homework.

Usually, these aren’t the kids who were requesting the extra homework, but I had another handful of students who needed homework. They needed skill practice, they needed reading fluency practice, and they needed fact practice. I talked to each of those students individually and contacted those parents privately. They (both students and parents) understood why I needed to send supplemental work home. Once a quarter, I put together packets based on those kids’ needs. I gave them free reign to complete it at any time throughout the quarter, and every single packet came back completed by the end of the quarter.

I would do it all over again.

At the end of the year, I had parents come up to me and thank me for this policy, telling me how they had enjoyed a better relationship with their student this year without the nightly homework battle. They had taken more walks, participated in more after school activities, and were generally so thankful for the reprieve.

As a teacher, I saw happy kids coming in every day and relaxed kids leaving every afternoon. There were no battles over missing homework, and kids worked hard to keep the privilege. I had no noticeable (anecdotally or with data) drop in achievement or growth over the course of the year. I felt like a better teacher because I worked even harder during the school day to make sure they were getting exactly what they needed while they were with me.

…Oh, and I had a lot less grading to do, too! 🙂 🙂

I would do it again a heartbeat!

Homework Policy

We strongly believe in the power of play and the importance of letting children be children. Further, research does not indicate significant benefits of homework at the elementary level. We believe that when students give us all of their day, they deserve to have all of their night. Therefore, we have eliminated the majority of our standing homework assignments. Eat dinner as a family and ask them how their day was, enjoy your child’s extracurricular activities without worrying about homework, and know that your child is working hard at school each day and has earned their evening playtime!

To foster community and self-reflection, your student will have a weekly letter from their teacher (more about that below!) to respond to, and we highly encourage you to read a book of choice with your child each evening. Please Note: If a student exhibits off-task behaviors during the school day and fails to complete an assignment, the assignment will be sent home for completion.

Mary Montero

I’m so glad you are here. I’m a current gifted and talented teacher in a small town in Colorado, and I’ve been in education since 2009. My passion (other than my family and cookies) is for making teachers’ lives easier and classrooms more engaging.

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We have spelling and vocabulary programs that each have a workbook. I've used those as homework assignments with the test on Fridays. Would you have the kids do these assignments in class rather than as homework? What homework did you use to give for Language Arts and how did that change? Do your kids take tests and do you have them study at home for those? I'm interested in having no homework – I'm just not sure how to fit everything in a short class period. Thanks in advance for providing more information!

Thank you for sharing your thoughts! My team and I have been thinking through this possibility for us. I am wondering if you give spelling tests? If not, can you tell me did this go away at the same time or previously? Thanks!

I did not do homework in my fourth grade classroom last year either. I had very much the same reactions from parents and results with my class. I also felt that sense of urgency to get things accomplished and to make sure that kids really knew what they were doing in the time we had at school. I am definitely planning on implementing this again this year in my third grade classroom! I do like your idea of making it a privilege. Putting it to them that way also creates a sense of urgency with them to succeed. Thanks so much for sharing!

That was a fascinating read. Good to hear that most of the kids stepped up their game!

I LOVE using pictures to engage students in practicing important comprehension skills! ❄️ Drop a comment below, and I’ll send you the link to this free winter resource! 🤗

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Should Students Have Homework?

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by Suzanne Capek Tingley, Veteran Educator, M.A. Degree

A student stares down a huge stack of homework.

Look before you leap at giving to much or to little homework.

It used to be that students were the only ones complaining about the practice of assigning homework. For years, teachers and parents thought that homework was a necessary tool when educating children. But studies about the effectiveness of homework have been conflicting and inconclusive, leading some adults to argue that homework should become a thing of the past.

What Research Says about Homework

According to Duke professor Harris Cooper, it's important that students have homework. His meta-analysis of homework studies showed a correlation between completing homework and academic success, at least in older grades. He recommends following a "10 minute rule" : students should receive 10 minutes of homework per day in first grade, and 10 additional minutes each subsequent year, so that by twelfth grade they are completing 120 minutes of homework daily.

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But his analysis didn't prove that students did better because they did homework; it simply showed a correlation . This could simply mean that kids who do homework are more committed to doing well in school. Cooper also found that some research showed that homework caused physical and emotional stress, and created negative attitudes about learning. He suggested that more research needed to be done on homework's effect on kids.

Further reading: Get Homework Done and Turned In

Some researchers say that the question isn't whether kids should have homework. It's more about what kind of homework students have and how much. To be effective, homework has to meet students' needs. For example, some middle school teachers have found success with online math homework that's adapted to each student's level of understanding. But when middle school students were assigned more than an hour and a half of homework, their math and science test scores went down .

Researchers at Indiana University discovered that math and science homework may improve standardized test grades, but they found no difference in course grades between students who did homework and those who didn't. These researchers theorize that homework doesn't result in more content mastery, but in greater familiarity with the kinds of questions that appear on standardized tests. According to Professor Adam Maltese, one of the study's authors, "Our results hint that maybe homework is not being used as well as it could be."

So while many teachers and parents support daily homework, it's hard to find strong evidence that the long-held practice produces positive results.

Problems with Homework

In an article in Education Week Teacher , teacher Samantha Hulsman said she's frequently heard parents complain that a 30-minute homework assignment turns into a three-hour battle with their kids. Now, she's facing the same problem with her own kids, which has her rethinking her former beliefs about homework. "I think parents expect their children to have homework nightly, and teachers assign daily homework because it's what we've always done," she explained. Today, Hulsman said, it's more important to know how to collaborate and solve problems than it is to know specific facts.

Child psychologist Kenneth Barish wrote in Psychology Today that battles over homework rarely result in a child's improvement in school . Children who don't do their homework are not lazy, he said, but they may be frustrated, discouraged, or anxious. And for kids with learning disabilities, homework is like "running with a sprained ankle. It's doable, but painful."

Barish suggests that parents and kids have a "homework plan" that limits the time spent on homework. The plan should include turning off all devices—not just the student's, but those belonging to all family members.

One of the best-known critics of homework, Alfie Kohn , says that some people wrongly believe "kids are like vending machines—put in an assignment, get out learning." Kohn points to the lack of evidence that homework is an effective learning tool; in fact, he calls it "the greatest single extinguisher of children's curiosity that we have yet invented."

Homework Bans

Last year, the public schools in Marion County, Florida, decided on a no-homework policy for all of their elementary students . Instead, kids read nightly for 20 minutes. Superintendent Heidi Maier said the decision was based on Cooper's research showing that elementary students gain little from homework, but a lot from reading.

Orchard Elementary School in South Burlington, Vermont, followed the same path, substituting reading for homework. The homework policy has four parts : read nightly, go outside and play, have dinner with your family, and get a good night's sleep. Principal Mark Trifilio says that his staff and parents support the idea.

But while many elementary schools are considering no-homework policies, middle schools and high schools have been reluctant to abandon homework. Schools say parents support homework and teachers know it can be helpful when it is specific and follows certain guidelines. For example, practicing solving word problems can be helpful, but there's no reason to assign 50 problems when 10 will do. Recognizing that not all kids have the time, space, and home support to do homework is important, so it shouldn't be counted as part of a student's grade.

Further reading: Balancing Extracurriculars with Homework in High School

So Should Students Have Homework?

Should you ban homework in your classroom? If you teach lower grades, it's possible. If you teach middle or high school, probably not. But all teachers should think carefully about their homework policies. By limiting the amount of homework and improving the quality of assignments, you can improve learning outcomes for your students.


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NO HOMEWORK POLICY • As per the CBSE circular dated 21 August 2018 Schools have been asked to implement the instructions about no homework policy. • It means NO WRITTEN HOME WORK to be given till grade II. • The policy will be implemented from 13th June 2019. The Purpose of “NO HOMEWORK POLICY” • Teachers who engage students and expect them to demonstrate what they are learning throughout the day tend to have students who live up to their expectations. A no homework policy can help teachers get the best out of their students. Role of the school/teachers • Students will be encouraged to repack their bags on daily basis to avoid carrying unnecessary articles, textbooks, workbooks that are not needed. Authorities may check school bags randomly to ensure the proper weight of school bags. Role of the Parents • Learning should still take place at home with or without homework. • Our policy gives families the freedom to let their interests and passions guide their learning. • Science experiments, playing outside, cooking and reading books together become an equally important part of a child’s development, along with the curriculum they learn at school. • At the elementary level, it is expected that parents will support their child’s learning through nightly reading, reviewing math facts, practicing spelling words, etc. • Our no homework policy in lower grades allows you to be a partner in your child’s education. Worksheets • Worksheets will be uploaded biweekly for every subject in the Global Public School’s Official website. Parents are requested to regularly look up for the same. Homework Notebooks • To be kept at home always. • School will give revision work [Orals Only]. • Daily two subjects Oral Revision work will be given. • If parents want their kids to write and revise they can do. • School will not correct HW Notebooks as they will be with parents only. • Examinations paper will be based on Class work Book.

We have a ‘ No Homework’  policy here at Coleham and do not send out formal homework.  We believe that our children get a good education and work hard enough whilst they are here at school and that home time is precious time to be spent with family and friends.

This links to our school ethos in developing the ‘whole child’ as children need space to learn and grow, free time to master things by themselves, to build resilience by making and solving problems and create genuine self-esteem and inner drive to be in charge of their own challenges and development.  Research also shows that the impact of homework in primary schools is minimal, though we know that the stress and anxiety that it can cause in households and individuals is great.

Despite this, we do have  daily expectations  for parents/carers to support.  We insist that all children read  every night at home with an adult please and EYFS children look over their Phonics cards sent home.  Parents should record home reading in their child’s Reading Diaries.

We also ask that parents help their children to learn their times tables at home.  We test the children weekly and ask that you log onto Times Tables Rock Stars in order to support your child with their times tables work at home.  Information regarding how to log onto Times Tables Rock Stars will be sent home at the beginning of each year with your child. (in their Reading Diaries)

We would only expect a child to spend between 10-20 minutes an evening on some or all of these activities.  A short burst of focused, quality support with an adult will be valuable to a child’s progress.   It is important that children have time to unwind after the school day, spend with their family and to get a good night’s rest.

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  2. Mom/Teacher Responds To School’s Viral No Homework Policy

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  3. No Homework Policy

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  4. Try a Different Homework Policy

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  5. Holly Novick, Head of School at The Country School explains the rationale behind…

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  6. Another School Starts No Homework Policy Because Yes, Parents Can Change Things

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  1. The Role of 1st Grade Homework Packets in Reinforcing Classroom Lessons

    As children progress through their first year of elementary school, they are introduced to a variety of new concepts and skills. To solidify their learning and ensure retention, many teachers assign homework packets to their 1st grade stude...

  2. What Are the Disadvantages of Homework?

    The Center for Public Education states that the disadvantages of homework vary.

  3. Why Is Homework Good?

    Homework is good because it gives students a chance to practice and internalize information presented during classroom lessons. It also encourages parents to get involved in the student’s education.

  4. No Homework Policy

    Our no homework policy in lower grades allows you to be a partner in your child's education. While our rigorous academic standards are fostered in the classroom

  5. VDA's No Homework Policy

    At VanDamme Academy, the only daily, on-going responsibility given the children outside school hours is to read. Reading is an activity best done alone, in the

  6. No homework!

    Is 'No Homework' policy easy to implement? No, it isn't easy

  7. Teacher creates no-homework policy so students can enjoy family time

    Kids across the country are heading back to school, but in a small Texas town, one second-grade teacher is making a big promise.

  8. No Homework Policy: One Year Later

    After a Full Year of No Homework. First of all, here is the homework philosophy that we presented to parents and students at the beginning of the school year. (

  9. Should Students Have Homework?

    Principal Mark Trifilio says that his staff and parents support the idea. But while many elementary schools are considering no-homework policies, middle schools

  10. A High School Teacher Scrapped Homework. Here's What

    ... less and less controversial with parents, school leaders, and researchers. ... A no-homework policy was just the beginning. “I took a butcher

  11. No Home Work Policy

    It means NO WRITTEN HOME WORK to be given till grade II. • The policy will be implemented from 13th June 2019. The Purpose of “NO HOMEWORK POLICY”. • Teachers

  12. Thinking About a No Homework Policy? Here's What You Should

    The teacher decides the amount of homework to be given and should do so based on the classroom's and school's needs. After all, all schools are different

  13. Homework

    We have a 'No Homework' policy here at Coleham and do not send out formal homework. We believe that our children get a good education and work hard enough

  14. 'No homework' policy for elementary, junior high: Revilla

    Under Senate Bill No 1792 or the “No Homework Act of 2023," there will be no mandatory homework or assignment on weekends, and will only be