The not-so-good news is these benefits only occur when students are engaged and ready to learn.
But, the more homework they get, the less they want to engage.
Find out how too much homework actually affects students.
Homework can affect both students’ physical and mental health.
Navigating the line between developing learning skills and feeling frustrated can be tricky.
Homework is an important part of being successful inside and outside of the classroom, but too much of it can actually have the opposite effect.
According to a study by Stanford University, 56 per cent of students considered homework a primary source of stress.
Too much homework can result in lack of sleep, headaches, exhaustion and weight loss.
Homework can affect students’ health, social life and grades.
The hours logged in class, and the hours logged on schoolwork can lead to students feeling overwhelmed and unmotivated.