It seems to me that over the years kids are getting more homework. It’s not uncommon for first graders to come home with homework! And every year afterwards the amount of homework increases, proportionate to the child’s age and stage. A rule of thumb for most teachers is 10 minutes per night for each grade, depending on what the teacher is working on in class.
Some kids breeze through homework time. They don’t mind doing twenty five math problems, reading a chapter in a book, or writing an essay. Even though they knew how to do the first math problem on the worksheet, the busy work... Read More