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:

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:

Task Three:


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.