art by Julia Green

I Don't Care What "Studies" Say, Homework Is The Worst

School is back in, and with it, the onslaught of the weekly homework folders sent home brimming with updates from the teacher, worksheets, and reading logs.

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A Teacher Explains: Why I Never Assigned Homework

Since the positive learning effects of doing homework are proven nonexistent by research, the choice on assigning homework is easy: Just don't.