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Does Homework Perpetuate Inequities in Education?

Does Homework Perpetuate Inequities in Education?
Source: OECD

  • While most 15-year-old students spend part of their after-school time doing homework, the amount of time they spend on it shrank between 2003 and 2012.
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Social And Cultural Issues

Idea 159: Battleships-Style Maths Game Problem Solving

Another idea I used on my PGCE course; this idea is flexible and can be used with a lot of levels with a few quick modifications. 302 more words

Key Stage One

I got Malawi

I’m absolutely befuddled by the curricular “choices” offered to students.

My youngest son just finished his 18-page state report on Illinois. Why Illinois? Because his teacher assigned it to him. 618 more words

Curriculum

Threatening message at elementary school leads to the arrest of Rush City 11-year-old

An 11-year-old boy appeared in juvenile court Thursday, suspected of writing a threatening message on the wall of the timeout room at Jacobson Elementary School in Rush City. 147 more words

News

Autonomy: An Ideological Link Between Democratic Equality and Localism

America’s schools are one of the first places where we learn to become citizens. It is the place where we go to learn about our history, our values, and how we will contribute to the common good. 1,059 more words

Education

Education Update: 1/28/15

Education Update is a weekly blog post highlighting recent developments in the world of education. The linked articles and summaries are not endorsements, rather frame points of view to begin conversations about the state of education, trends, and how we as designers can play an active role in shaping schools. 501 more words

K-12

The Rennie Center Looks at the Condition of Education in Massachusetts

“The moment is ripe for more deliberate action in the early childhood sphere in Massachusetts,” according to a new report from the Rennie Center, a nonprofit organization that focuses on education research and policy. 1,126 more words

Pre-kindergarten