The Homework Myth : Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing, Paperback / softback Book

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

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So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil-or even demand a larger dose?

Kohn's incisive analysis reveals how a set of misconceptions about learning and a misguided focus on competitiveness has left our kids with less free time, and our families with more conflict.

Pointing to stories of parents who have fought back-and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework-Kohn demonstrates how we can rethink what happens during and after school in order to rescue our families and our children's love of learning.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Teaching skills & techniques
  • ISBN: 9780738211114

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