Cries of teen frustration about homework often pop up on social media as a weekend closes and the impending Monday looms over a stack of unfinished reading or worksheets. But the sentiment is real. Maybe also a paying job. Part of the scheduling rigor involves making time for your body to repair itself after a hard game or practice. I always feel bad if I don't do my homework.
How Technology Takes Away From Real Life
Homework Affecting Students Daily Life - The Hook.
Social media and electronics have created a world of digital distractions for students , making homework time a nightmare for watchful parents. Kids are on their computers using online textbooks and doing Internet research, allowing for easy access to Facebook and Twitter. Throw in personal cellphone calls and text messaging from friends and that can translate into late nights for students. Some students cope with the distraction by budgeting social media time into their homework schedule or going to bed early to get a jump-start in the morning. Melissa Malik, 17, said cellphone distractions sometimes cause her to take twice as long to complete a homework assignment. Shawna Bu Shell, an educational technology professor at Rowan University, said the answer is actually integrating social media more in the classroom.
What Negative Effects Does Homework Have on a Student's Social & Family Life?
Print article. You know the drill. The pages of polynomials have been abandoned. The paper on the Battle of Waterloo seems to have frozen in time with Napoleon lingering eternally over his breakfast at Le Caillou.
The air was thick with concentration as students like Jasmine Jurado, an eighth grader at the Fox Lane Middle School in Bedford, steadily plowed through assigned readings, math problems and science labs. Jasmine, 14, took a break from an essay about Shakespeare's ''Midsummer Night's Dream,'' to say that her daily average of three hours of homework leaves her anxious and burdened. When I come home, it's all on my back. There's not much time to play. Homework is hanging over their heads.