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#105852 - 06/27/11 01:37 PM Re: Race to Nowhere- any thoughts? [Re: nkh74]
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As I have written in another post, the movie wrongly implies that a large fraction of American high school students are spending an excessive amount of time on homework. Reading a recent article

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-homework-20110627,0,2416846,full.story
L.A. Unified's new homework policy gives students a break
By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times
June 27, 2011

is a reminder that for many students and their families, doing homework is simply not a priority.
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#105920 - 06/28/11 06:35 AM Re: Race to Nowhere- any thoughts? [Re: nkh74]
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Interesting article and sorry I did not see "Superman" yet. When I taught math, one student did the homework and the others copied it. I got frustrated and starting making them come to the board and answer the (given) homework and they started doing it. I know - I know - I am a horrible teacher - but they learned it.

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#105926 - 06/28/11 07:39 AM Re: Race to Nowhere- any thoughts? [Re: Ellipses]
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Originally Posted By: Ellipses
Interesting article and sorry I did not see "Superman" yet. When I taught math, one student did the homework and the others copied it. I got frustrated and starting making them come to the board and answer the (given) homework and they started doing it. I know - I know - I am a horrible teacher - but they learned it.


"They learned it" -- you don't sound like a bad teacher to me.
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