Instead of hours of at-home math and grammar worksheets, the students of one New York City elementary school will now have more after school free time thanks to their school's decision to completely eliminate homework—a move many parents aren't so happy about. In a letter sent to parents last … [Read more...]
Should We Ban Homework? One Swedish Town Thinks So
Homework, argh. We all thought once we finished school, we were done with it. And for a while, most of us were. But then we had kids and those kids had homework, so we inevitably began working on homework yet again. The idea of reducing or completely banning homework (or, hey, why not try to at … [Read more...]
Living without a computer – YIKES!
I haven't posted much lately and as much as I would love to be able to tell you that I have been on an a month long cruise without any children, or travelling the world, I can't. No my friends, unfortunately there is a very unexciting reason.My laptop decided it was time to depart from me.It … [Read more...]
Several weeks ago I was out for dinner with my sisterwives and one of them asked "What the heck do you do with all the stuff sent home from school. Especially the end of year stuff??" I told her that at our house a lot of it gets trashed right away. Nice artwork gets displayed for a few weeks, … [Read more...]