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Homework and Coaching

At first glance, you might not see much connection between school homework and gaining skill at a sport. But there’s one common theme: improvement.

Coaches and teachers alike should constantly be searching for ways to help their student-athletes get better at what they do.

In this article from the New York Times, the author argues that it’s not how MUCH homework there is, but how WELL DESIGNED it is.

The article says that science can help discover how students acquire and retain knowledge more effectively.

And the principles on homework can very well apply to sports practices.


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