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Why Homework Is Good: 4 Undeniable Reasons

The true benefits of homework have long been debated by parents and teachers for years and the word ‘homework’ invites more negative connotations to all involved parties such as parents, teachers and students. Though some form of homework seems to offer unnecessary stress to everybody, homework’s truly has great advantages for children and it helps them think more independently out of the classroom. Some sure reasons supporting advantages of homework are discussed here.

  1. Homework allows teachers and students to work more closely:
  2. Homework’s builds intimacy between teachers and students and helps them discuss problems and assignments before and after classes. Not just teachers and students, homework also help families come closer to students as kids take helps from older siblings and parents in completing homework. Thus homework helps parent’s gets more involved in the educational life of children.

  3. Prepares students for big tests:
  4. Donning homework everyday helps in preparing students for exams and high end tests. Child learns in performing a particular math or assignment in the prompt way so that they are not punished after tests. Homework also paves a way for practicing texts so as to be successful in school. Homework is an excellent example of the saying, ‘practice makes a man perfect’.

  5. Builds a sense of responsibility among children:
  6. Performing homework regularly on a daily basis is an excellent way to develop responsibilities in children, by being assigned work on a day and completing it the following day builds a sense of punctuality and gets work done on time.

  7. Reinforcing knowledge:
  8. Though teacher explains everything in class, students could remember only 50% of the information by hearing and seeing those explanations. But while doing homework, children apply this information and transform their learning into knowledge. This is the most important and undeniable advantage of homework assignments. If assignments that are taught are class is not practiced, they are most likely to get forgotten.

Teachers could only give an overview of material in class and demand that students follow an extensive reading of the subject outside the class, subjects such as history, English etc., are best remembered this way. Homework’s are also evaluated and graded by some teachers to learn if the students have completely understood the material. Thus, homework is an incredible part of learning and it is important in creating good reading relationship between the student and the subject, and also the student with the teachers.