The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing

The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing

Hardcover, 256 pages

Published August 21st 2006 by Da Capo Lifelong Books

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Death and taxes come later; what seems inevitable for children is the idea that, after spending the day at school, they must then complete more academic assignments at home. The predictable results: stress and conflict, frustration and exhaustion. Parents respond by reassuring themselves that at lea......more

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About the author(Alfie Kohn)

Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. The author of fourteen books and scores of articles, he lectures at education conferences and universities as well as to parent groups and corporations.

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