Elementry school homework?

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Elementry school homework?
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Fri, 03-14-2008 - 11:16am

This is an issue that effects both SAH and WOH.

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Registered: 11-22-2000
Mon, 03-17-2008 - 5:00pm
Nooooooo.

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Registered: 01-13-2004
Mon, 03-17-2008 - 5:41pm

I have a 1st and 3rd grader and combined we spend maybe 40 minutes a night on homework. My 1st grader usually has spelling, a math worksheet or game to be played online, and is supposed to read for 10 minutes. My 3rd grader has spelling, math, and is supposed to read for 20 minutes. He also has a writing assignment given at the beginning of the week and is turned in on Friday. It usually pretty easy for him.


We never have weekend homework and I am pretty sure the parents would revolt if they did.


Does everyone have a set time for homework? We always did it right after school but with the time change I am letting them stay out until dark and then do the homework.

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Registered: 01-05-2000
Mon, 03-17-2008 - 9:12pm

When Dylan was in Kindergarten, he did his homework in the morning before school (afternoon session 10:45-2:10). Starting in 1st grade, he does his homework in afterschool care. If he did it at home, it would probably be late afternoon while I'm making dinner. That's when he practices his clarinet. Reading is done between shower and bed.

Chris

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Registered: 10-05-2007
Tue, 03-18-2008 - 12:05am

My kids do their home work right after school.

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Ducky

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Registered: 07-26-2007
Tue, 03-18-2008 - 2:27am

Should be done by elementary school students. The number of "group" assignments should be extremely limited (to zero, is my preference, but 1 per year could at least be justified, I suppose). And should NOT take more than an hour, combined for all subjects, until the kids get into 4th and 5th grades. Which is also the first grades in which homework should be graded.

I am unspeakably grateful my kid is out of the school systems.

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Kitty

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Kitty

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Registered: 07-26-2007
Tue, 03-18-2008 - 2:30am

You should write to each of the teachers, with a CC to the principal and superintendent that the teachers have until Friday (this Friday) to get ALL his missed work to you or you and he will assume they HAVE no work for him to make up and anything he HAS missed will not count against his grade. Mention the number of times you have called the guidance office as well as each time you've spoken to which teachers and what you have received to date.

Send it certified mail, return receipt, etc.

I guarantee you, they'll get off their collective beasts of burdens...

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Kitty

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Kitty

"BTW, I hate Lifetime. Their movies will suck you in and all of a sudden you've watched 3 in a row, used every tissue in t

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Registered: 07-26-2007
Tue, 03-18-2008 - 2:31am
Homebound schooling means the school system sends a teacher to Joel--he's been having some medical issues and can't function throughout a full school day right now.

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Kitty

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Kitty

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Thu, 03-20-2008 - 12:19pm
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Registered: 03-27-2003
Thu, 03-20-2008 - 12:29pm

Does everyone have a set time for homework?


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Registered: 03-09-2007
Thu, 03-20-2008 - 12:35pm
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