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<u>Task Three:</u> Draw conclusions about the qualitative effects of homework on students grades K-12 from the case studies, fact sheet, and your case study in a written reflection.
  
  

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How does homework affect students?


Performance Objectives

-Learners will review case studies.

-Learners will reflect on and assess the reading passages through a written activity.

-Learners will conduct their own case study on a subject to collect qualitative evidence on the effects on homework.


Unit Tasks


Task One: Visit the following links for reading passages and fact sheets:

Case Studies:

1.http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/1954-homework-foot-dragger.gs

2.http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/2033-homework-refuser.gs

3.http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/2044-disorganization-disorder.gs


Fact Sheet

http://stophomework.com/fact.pdf


Task Two: Conduct a case study on a student in grades K-12. Interview the student at least twice a week for 3 weeks. Consider what questions you would like to ask based on the research and case studies you have read thus far. Make observations of the student's attitude, mood, and report of physical wellness. Record your observations and the student's narratives in a well thought-out report.


Task Three: Draw conclusions about the qualitative effects of homework on students grades K-12 from the case studies, fact sheet, and your case study in a written reflection.


References

Bennett, S., & Kalish, N. (2006). The case against homework: A fact sheet. From The case against homework: How homework is hurting our children and what we can do about it. New York, NY: Crown Publishers. Retrieved from http://stophomework.com/fact.pdf.

Colin, C. Homework case study #1: The foot-dragger. Retrieved from http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/1954-homework-foot-dragger.gs

Colin, C. Homework case study #2: The refuser. Retrieved from http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/2033-homework-refuser.gs

Colin C. Homework case study #4: Disorganization disorder. Retrieved from http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/2044-disorganization-disorder.gs