The Homework Myth | Quote 02958

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More than once, after arguing for reforms that would make schooling more engaging for children, I have been huffily informed that life isn’t always interesting and kids had better learn to deal with that fact. The implication of this response seems to be that the goal of education is not to nourish children’s excitement about learning but to get them acclimated to doing mind-numbing, if not downright unpleasant, chores.

Quote ID: 02958

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Alfie Kohn

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The Homework Myth

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