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Too much homework?

June 08, 2015

Paul Luke from The Province investigates the hot topic of too much homework in his recent article: When does homework hurt more than it helps?

Dr. Phil Winne, professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University, argues that it's not the quantity of homework that matter so much as the quality.

“Not all homework is created equal,”  says Winne. “It’s not the time per se that matters but the characteristics of the work and the readiness of students to do it.”

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