Mystery Quote 3

…those of us who give a “homework grade” are really assessing if a child has done work, rather than if the child has actually learned anything. Realistically, does the fact that they did the work (or copied it) mean that they have learned anything…?



3 thoughts on “Mystery Quote 3”

  1. Okay, I think I’ve seen it enough around on this blog that I can go for it and do away with homework. It just about ruined my year last year, and I was dreading returning to work this year because of it. So . . . poof . . . it’s gone!
    Thanks so much!

  2. Poof….it’s gone! I am amazed at how much needless work we create for ourselves. Like the elephants in India who only think that they are tethered to a post and so don’t move. Homework is bullshit in languages.

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