There’s no convincing evidence that homework in these early years helps kids learn. Paradoxically, too, it may worsen inequalities, because teachers tend to more harshly punish less privileged students who fail to do their homework compared with more privileged students who fail to do their homework.
This silly University of Austin situation is so hilarious because they’re managed to replicate the exact same rhetoric of the institutions that they’re railing against. This article sums it up so well and has far more insights about what’s going on. I’d also just like to say that these folks who have been criticizing the whole institution of higher ed have essentially admitted defeat by telling us, “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.”
Who are we? Highlighting Nuances in Asian American Experiences in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology – this is a really important read for all of us in EEB.
A comprehensive and appalling story of passing the trash – in this case, entomologist Daniel Howard.