The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing by Alfie Kohn

By Alfie Kohn

So why can we proceed to manage this contemporary cod liver oil—or even call for a bigger dose? Kohn’s incisive research unearths how a suite of misconceptions approximately studying and a inaccurate specialize in competitiveness has left our children with much less unfastened time, and our households with extra clash. Pointing to tales of folks who've fought back—and colleges that experience proved academic excellence is feasible with out homework—Kohn demonstrates how we will reconsider what occurs in the course of and after tuition which will rescue our households and our children’s love of studying.

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