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    • Should Homework Be Abolished? Austin Eller Block A December 1, 2010
    • Introduction
      • Some parents and PTAs want to ban homework.
      • According to a 1999 study by King’s College, London found that 9 year olds who did math homework twice a week did no better than those who did the same task occasionally.
    • Would Only Certain Grades Have No Homework?
      • Christina Harris(National PTA) thinks that kindergartners shouldn’t have to do homework.
      • The National PTA & NEA say that students should have 10 minutes of homework a night per week.
    • What’s Homework’s Purpose?
      • Some parents think that homework is a complete waste of childhood.
      • Some parents even think that homework is a disadvantage.
    • Is Homework Unfair?
      • Julie Henry(NEA) thinks that school days should be lengthened.
      • Other parents and PTAs also think that school days should be lengthened.
    • Is Homework Too Overwhelming to Children?
      • Some parents think that homework is mindless busy work.
      • According to Etta Kravolec (co-author of The End of Homework), found that high school blamed falling behind in homework as a major de-motivator.
      • Dr.Harris Cooper of University of Missouri states that overloading children in early years can ruin motivation.
    • Anti-Homework Lobby
      • The AHL(Anti-Homework Lobby) thinks that teachers should limit learning.
      • Onerous out of school assignments disrupt families according to the AHL.
    • Teacher
      • Instruct students in secondary public or private schools in one or more subjects at the secondary level.
        • -$41,800 a year
        • -890 new job openings with a 9% change in the year 2016
        • -46.5% has a masters degree & 45.3& has a bachelors degree.
        • Some related careers are teacher assistants, health educator, instructional navigator, & a graduate teaching assistant.
    • High School Career Academies
      • I will be going to either River Hill or Perry Hall High School.
      • I researched energy power and transportation academy.
      • You need to take foundation of technology and engineering design as a prerequisite.
    • Baltimore City Community College
      • Its located in Baltimore City.
      • It costs $88 per credit hour.
      • The program requirements are to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to to transfer.
    • Community Service
      • Cleaned up trash in several park.
      • The reason I cleaned up the trash was so people wouldn’t have to see it when they walk by.
    • Prior Job Experience
        • Bagged Groceries at Giant
        • Worked at Pizza Hut
        • One of my accomplishments in the past was winning an art contest in the 7th grade.