Students write less but remember more concepts when they take notes by hand, a new study finds.
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August 27, 2014
August 21, 2014
Some students are spending increased amounts of time on homework over the summer. Does it make a difference?
June 24, 2014
The new program will create homework help centers, staffed by a learning coordinator and volunteers, at 18 library branches around the California city.
April 23, 2014
In the United States, 4th grade teachers reported assigning 19 minutes of math homework each night, compared with an average in some other countries of 25 minutes per night.
April 22, 2014
A preliminary analysis suggests that U.S. parents help more with 4th grade homework even though their children get less of it.
March 28, 2014
The April cover story of the magazine is about how a "preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery, without making it safer."
March 27, 2014
New research suggests that parental help with homework may be doing more academic harm than good.
March 18, 2014
There's little evidence to support parents' complaints that schools are dumping an unreasonable amount of homework on students, a new report from the Brookings Institution concludes.
March 12, 2014
Students in affluent communities who spend more time on homework report being more behaviorally engaged in school but they are also more likely to experience stress and problems with physical health and to drop out of activities they enjoy.
February 27, 2014
A University of Phoenix poll digs into how much homework teachers require and why they assign it.