No research has ever been conducted to determine whether this claim has any merit.
Epstein (1988) found a near-zero correlation between the amount of homework and parents' reports on how well their elementary school students behaved.
Common homework assignments may include required reading, a writing or typing project, mathematical exercises to be completed, information to be reviewed before a test, or other skills to be practiced. Generally speaking, homework does not improve academic performance among children and may improve academic skills among older students, especially lower-achieving students.
Homework also creates stress for students and their parents and reduces the amount of time that students could spend outdoors, exercising, playing, working, sleeping, or in other activities.
It should go without saying that our brains work better with a good night’s rest.
Getting enough sleep contributes to the brain’s capacity to store and retrieve information, complete tasks efficiently, maintain focus and manage stress, all of which will improve student success.
The root of this common problem may be time management.
for five days and keep track of all the time you spend on each activity.
Do you find yourself rushing to complete your homework assignment at the last moment?
Are you always starting your homework when you're supposed to be going to bed?