You Tell Us! “What’s the optimum amount of homework for teens?”

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According to this article teens should only have about 1 hour or homework per day.   I remember as a middle-school-er getting so much homework I could barely care the books home on the bus and spending what felt like my entire evening just doing homework.   I can definitely appreciate teachers’ wanting to supplement and reinforce learning at school, but how do we strike the school/home balance…especially for older teens who may be working at jobs after school too.

Does 1 hour of homework sound right to you?  Sound off in the comments section below.

Read the full article at:  http://theconversation.com/whats-the-optimum-amount-of-homework-to-set-a-teenager-39974

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Megan Fister is a website designer and manager of the Central Penn Adobe User Group in Harrisburg, PA. She loves technology and is married with a young daughter. She enjoys blogging on Homework Helper about technology and how it relates to children & education. Megan is BJ's sister and technical advisor to the Homework Helper Website.
 

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