Tag: Annie Holmquist

Big School District Assigns Novel Alternative to Homework Because Homework is Worthless

School District Nixes Homework for Thousands of Students as Expert Says It’s Basically Useless By Annie Holmquist   The anti-homework trend is growing. It started with the teacher from Texas who banned homework from her second grade class, encouraging families to spend time reading, playing, and…

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This Elementary School Abolished Homework, and the Results Were Astonishing

By Annie Holmquist Late last summer, Texas teacher Brandy Young made internet waves when she sent a note about homework to the parents of her students. Instead of the normal spend-30-minutes-a-day-on-homework command that parents normally hear, Mrs. Young’s note informed them that she would not be giving…

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