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Are you a student? Do you frequently have homework? Homework is a waste of time, and here is why.

One reason is because homework is busywork. It keeps you busy and passes some time, but you are not learning anything. If you already dislike a subject, homework only reminds you of why you dislike it and makes you hate it even more.

Another reason that homework is bad is because it keeps you up late. Instead of sleeping so that you can be rested for another school day, you have to stay up late doing homework. Because you stayed up late, you will likely be tired at school the next day. Because of your fatigue, you may perform poorly in class. You may even fall asleep.

A third reason that homework is a waste of time is because it keeps you away from your friends and fun activities. While you are doing homework, your friends are having fun. They may be shopping or having coffee at a coffee shop, for example. During their outing, they might be talking about topics that you would be interested in, like upcoming concerts or sporting events. Because you are not privy to this conversation, you miss out. If your friends remember to invite you, you might get to go to the next event. If homework gets in the way again, or if you are forgotten, you might be excluded.

Fourth, you have been at school all day, learning. When you get home after school, you do not need more homework. You need time to do something else so that your brain can process what you have learned that day. You might go running, for example. You might also join your friends for a movie. During the outing, your subconscious mind will have a chance to work on what you learned that day. Then, when you look at the material later, it will make more sense.

If a teacher assigns something as homework, see if you can get it done before you go home. That way, you will have time to do something fun. You might join your friends for a trip to the mall, for example. At the mall, you might shop for music. You might also want to buy an ice cream cone, cup of coffee, or chocolate chip cookie.

When you get home from the mall, you can go to bed. If you do not have to stay up late doing homework, you will be rested for school the next day. By being rested, you will be alert. You will be unlikely to fall asleep in class and more likely to have a good day.

Street Talk

I have to agree with you. There are times when some should be required, like overnight experiments, etc. but for the most part, I think it is way overused.

  about 1 decade ago


  about 1 decade ago
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