Category Archives: Education and Learning

Too Much Homework

Ring! Ring!

That is the last school bell for Emily today. As soon as she gets her stuff,  she starts to walk home and comes into the house going straight past the television, heads upstairs to her room to start her homework. Emily gets started right away at her page of math homework. Next, she has to write a page about George Washington, and then study the different types of rock for an upcoming test that week. Continue reading Too Much Homework

The Homework Sickness

“Mom I’m home!” I shout after hopping off the school bus.

“Caroline” She said greeting warmly  “Were having a movie night and…”

“I’d love too but I have a math test to study for ELA homework, World cultures crossword puzzle, Chinese essay, and the last page on my math tutoring packet.” I replied, slightly crossed. Continue reading The Homework Sickness

Should Students be Paid For Good Test Scores?

Should Students be Paid For Good Test Scores?

“We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education” – Barack Obama.

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