Homework📖 is a great way to encourage👏🏻children 👧🏻👦👧🏻 of all ages to learn and practise their newly learnt skills.
Why is homework important?
Here are 5 reasons why homework is important:
1. Teaches Independence🧍🏻♀️
Homework📖 teaches your child👦👧🏻 to work and learn independently🧍🏻♀️. This helps children take ownership of their learning👏🏻.
2. Time Management
Homework📖 encourages children 👦👧🏻 to use their time🕐 wisely.🤓 It helps them plan their tasks and activities in the order of what is most important💯.
3. Review and Practise📖🤓
Homework📖 allows your child👧🏻👦 to review📖 and practise🗣 what they have learned in class. Reviewing📖 and practising🗣 are great tools to help children build⬆ their skills👏🏻.
4. Improves memory🧠 and critical thinking🤔
Doing homework📖 daily helps improve⬆ your child’s memory🧠 and critical thinking🤔 skills. It’s a great👍🏻 way for your child to learn problem-solving skills as well as remember things they may have learnt a while ago.😁
5. Improves⬆ grades💯
Homework📖 will help increase your child’s exam📜 and test grades💯✔ because it encourages👏🏻 increased discipline for revision📖.
What are the negatives of homework?
Doing homework📖 may be very difficult😩 for some children👧🏻👦, because they may learn better👍🏻 in a classroom setting👩🏻🏫.
For lots of children👧🏻👦, having too much homework📖📖 can be very stressful😪😫 and this can affect their physical🧍🏻♀️ and mental🧠 health.
Some children👧🏻👦 may find homework boring😐 and may feel discouraged👎🏻 and demotivated. This will intern create a negative outlook on their studies.
Homework can be very time consuming after a long day at school.
Children👧🏻👦 benefit from playing and engaging with others and if they have too much homework📖, they will not have enough time🕐 to play and relax🧍🏻♀️➡🧍🏻♂️.
What are the positives of homework?
Homework📖 acts as a link🔁 between lessons. Homework 📖allows children👧🏻👦 to revise📖 and practise🗣 classroom activities which also increases⬆ academic🎓achievement💯.
It motivates👏🏻 children to take responsibility for their own work and encourages independent🧍🏻♀️ work.
Children👧🏻👦 develop important study📖🤓 skills.
Homework📖 tests children skills✔ and allows them to practise newly learnt skills📖🗣👂🏻✏.
It promotes✔⬆ learning outside the classroom🏡.
Helps children👧🏻👦 develop a sense of achievement⭐👏🏻 and increases ⬆their confidence👏🏻😊.
✨How to make homework fun🥳
1. Make it short, engaging and interactive👏🏻🥳.
2. Use rewards⭐ and praise👏🏻.
3. Make it visual👀.
4. Turn homework📖 into a game.🕺🏻
5. Use a variety activities.
📖Try this fun homework activity🕺🏻
Practise🗣 the letters A, B and C🔤
Say🗣 the letters, practise the words, then find👀items with each letter🔎.
Homework📖 is important for the development of skills in children👏🏻💯.