Bring it on! NO doubt about this one – the whole business is indefensible even in Year 7 unless it is all based on self-motivation. We need to teach resilience based on the love of learning, not driven by drudgery.

Homework in primary schools an exercise in futility, say academics

The Sydney Morning Herald
22 Sep 2011

CONSIDERING the effort invested by so many students in so many homes, the evidence that homework actually works – particularly for young children – is patchy at best. Even the noted international researcher and advocate Harris Cooper says the…read more…