If you're a kid who has to do homework every night after school, chances are that you aren't thrilled about it. Sure, some homework assignments might be interesting if you squint hard enough, but for the most part, homework is a boring, tedious, mindnumbing chore that you cannot avoid doing.
You may spend less time in class than you did in high school, but you will need to spend far more time studying and doing homework. Most college classes require 2 3 hours of homework for every hour of class time. How can the answer be improved? Take Control of Homework So It Doesn't Control You Although very few students love homework, it does serve a purpose.
Homework helps you: Reinforce what you've learned during the day. Build study habits that are essential in college. Prepare for your classes. Get a sense of progress. College doesn't really have" homework" as you're thinking about it. Generally, you'll be responsible for preparing (reading and studying) on average, I'd guess, a few hundred pages per week per class. A career is an occupation (job) or profession that often requires a college degree.
You may not know what you want to be when you grow up, but think about the things you like to do and what careers match your interests. If you think your child is doing too much homework, Cooper recommends talking with her teacher.
Often there is a miscommunication about the goals of homework assignments, he says. What appears to be problematic for kids, why they are doing an assignment, can be cleared up with a conversation. Feb 14, 2010 From my experience I would not claim that homework prepares kids for the real world. But! I would not say that homework does not help. Homework is there to help you learn and memorize, though not always effective.
A Teacher's Defense of Homework. and I struggle daily with making sure my daughter does her homework. Ohio. I believe that my job is to prepare my students for college. Homework for the sake of homework is stupid, and nothing is more annoying than busy work. However, true college preparatory homework will not only help you learn the topic you are working on in your classroom, but it will teach you to do more than just write the paper or do the report.