Why Kids Don't Do Homework

Reader Marcia Hall just posted an excellent summary, "6 Reasons Your Child Refuses to Do Homework."  I urge all parents of school-age children to read this.Homework makes a critical contribution to effective learning. First, it imposes memory rehearsal soon after new learning is presented. This promotes consolidation into long-term memory. Second, homework causes students to think about new learning, and thinking itself is the best...

  • Dr. Bill
  • Memory Medic
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