Homework Case Studies

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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:




Fact Sheet


Task Two:

Task Three:


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.