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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 […]

What is the Purpose of Homework?

A few days ago the Record newspaper of Bergen County, N.J., printed an essay from a student on the amount of homework today’s students receive. I know virtually nothing about modern homework: how much there is, what it consists of, etc. All I know is that the backpacks the kids use today seem bigger and […]