Australian students, teachers sound off on homework's merits

09/1/2009 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Some Australian students say they should be assigned only a small amount of homework, and a former teacher from the country says that in students' early years, homework is largely "parent-driven," according to letters to the editor. An education specialist says that homework might not be useful to students with learning difficulties, and comparing their homework with their peers might hurt their self-esteem.

View Full Article in:

Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
School District of Philadelphia - Director, Observation and Feedback Coaches Program
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Research Scientist
Portland, OR
Opportunities for Former Teachers and Administrators with PLC Experience
Learning Sciences International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Account Executive, National Accounts
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide