“No homework!” These words are what every student wants to hear after a long day of classes. And parents are not objecting. One East Tennessee school has already adopted this policy and now others are joining the movement. More free time to play after school has improved family time. Teachers are seeing an improvement in enthusiasm about school and a desire to learn improving.
Richard Allington, Professor in Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, supports the idea of no homework. He says that children should read which would have a more positive effect.
Enjoy this video on the WJHL.Com featuring Allington and how East Tennessee counties are contemplating adopting the “No Homework” policy.