A lot of kids tend to do well in school but their grades come down due to forgotten, rushed, or missing homework. Many kids get home from school and want to have time to spend with friends and family and I think that socializing is more important than being stuck at a table doing homework. I get that some will say it teaches responsibility and time management but school should be left at school.
If a student were to come home from school and do their homework right away, in most cases they would be done with everything in an hour. That still leaves plenty of time for doing what they wish. I think that some schools do go overboard with homework though.
Homework builds time management and scheduling for kids. It also allows them to continue learning and growing at home. While most schools require homework, very few overload students with too much.
I agree with you. Home work just seems like an easy way for teachers to cut corners and do less work. I never saw the value in it. My son gets straight A's otherwise but because he doesn't always complete his homework, he gets B's and C's as a result which isn't fair.
I think for older students, homework needs to be a thing but for children who are younger, it seems a bit excessive. I know when I went to school, I had homework every day and while it was simple work, it still added up.
It makes sense that it can be a time consuming measure that takes away from free time. Imagine how hard it would be to have homework and be working as well. I knew plenty of students who worked when they were in high school so they would basically have maybe an hour before going to bed to do homework.