If bombarded with countless lessons at school and at home, students may feel stress and anxiety should they fail to complete the assignment on time. Students need to learn in a classroom setting, but they should also be able to spend some time exploring other things outside of the classroom.
A number of studies have found that homework negatively affect the life of school children in many ways. Free-time plays a major role in fostering creativity and emotional development — factors as important to long-term success as education itself.
This letter seemingly from a teacher was posted by Reddit user GuiltyUpStairs, Turns out, this teacher thinks that homework really isnt all it’s cracked up to be, either, and we couldn’t agree more!
People love to talk about “what the research” says about homework. And there’s mountains of it out there that I encourage you to look through if you’re interested, though little of it is positive.
Where was this teacher when I was back in school?
Jade is from South Africa and is the owner of Moon-Child.net
She has been writing content for various sites since 2015, with special interest in Environmental and Nature topics.
She is a permanent writer at The Mind Unleashed but has published work on Educate Inspire Change, The Spirit Science and has ghost written for a few other sites over the years.