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The Homework Myth

The Homework Myth

Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing

So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil-or even demand a larger dose? Kohn's incisive analysis reveals how a set of misconceptions about learning and a misguided focus on competitiveness has left our kids with less free time, and our families with more conflict. Pointing to stories of parents who have fought back-and schools that have proved educational excellence is possible without homework-Kohn demonstrates how we can rethink what happens during and after school in order to rescue our families and our children's love of learning.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Education

On Sale: August 14th 2007

Price: $15.99 / $20.99 (CDN)

Page Count: 256

ISBN-13: 9780738211114

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