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  1. 1. Should Homework Be Abolished? Austin Eller Block A December 1, 2010
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. 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.