Each day, especially in the higher grades, students are assigned homework to complete and return to school for the teacher to grade. The impact of homework on student achievement has been widely studied. Some students complain that homework is just a hassle and has no benefits, while others diligently do their homework in hopes of improving or maintaining grades. Even though homework can have some negative effects, it also has a positive impact on students. The effect of homework on students academic achievement depends on a few variables. One of the main purposes of assigning homework is to help students retain what they have learned in school.
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Going to school - means lessons, assembly, seeing your friends and - for a lot of you - time to do homework! While giving homework to pupils in secondary schools is generally seen as a good idea, some don't think that kids in primary schools should have to do it. For the last years or so, experts have been trying to work out if it is beneficial to give homework to kids in primary schools. In the UK, the government says it's up to the head teacher to decide whether or not their school will set extra work like this. Find out more about both sides of the argument with Newsround's guide, and then let us know what you think of doing homework when you're in primary school.
By: Sarah Layton on September 11th, My kids returned to school just last week. I expect that this week, the homework will begin. I'm dreading it.