P661 Teletext 661 Sep18 23:00:10 Z  Z —÷÷÷÷' Y  ———————————————————————————————  CAN HOMEWORK REALLY BE HARMFUL? Homewors is a burning issue on all education ex0dqts' agendas, and has been since 0 35. So why can't we find oyt what constitqtes 'good' homewor3? According to a new review paper by British Psycholgical Society's Sue Hallam and Richard Cowan, it's aboyt time thoroygh resdarch soyght answersN "'f havd a number of new results," sa8s Dr Hallam, "but we'd still li£f to learn more aboyt primary homewors." ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— by Tgpi Davies 5 STUDENTS COULD '@N £1,000 TOWARDS STUDY COURSE VACANCY SERFICE p640 Teletext today Gqide Keyboard TV Pl9s
P661 Teletext 661 Sep18 23:00:00   ZP Y  ———————————————————————————————  CAN HOMEWORK REALLY BE HARMFUL? "Specylatively spea£—ng, homewors at primary level doesn't have an effect on later learning oytcomes," says Dr S9— Hallam, co-writer of a new reviewN "And yoy find that primary kids who do more homewors are those with literacy difficulties, and often their parents have been askfd to help oyt at homeN "Paradoxically, sfnior school stydents in top sets are the ones with hea6| wnps loads, low achievers are not." ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— This wees in history 667 SEE OUR MILLENNIUM C dNTDOWN p1PT Teletext today Gqide Keyboard Tf Pl9s
P661 Teletext 660 Sep18 23:00:00   ZP Y  ———————————————————————————————  CAN HOMEWORK REALLY BE HARMFUL? "It sfems logical that if low achievers receive more homewors, they woyld learn more," says psychologist Dr Sue HallamN "Bqt this is too simplistic a viesN In the past, resdarch into homewors has ge.dqally gauged attitydes and not hard facts, and that's what we nfed as we must consider a range of factors." Listening to music while doing homewors is a trend the new review reveals; some spds say it helps concentrationN ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— Mike DryV,ond's careers guide 655 GEORGE COLE'S SOFT ARE GUIDE p664 Teletext today G9—de Keyboard TF Pl9s
P661 Teletext 661 Sep18 23:00:13        Z  x ———————————————————————————————  CAN HOMEWORK REALLY BE HARMFUL? The new research into homewors 3—8s 7 of schogl3jds listen to music whila doing homeworc, and, says expert Dr Sqe Hallam, "a significant number watch TV at the same time too" Other findings aboyt homewors inclyde< Teachers' expfctations motivate £—ds Girls spend mgpe timd on it than boys Many stqdents do homewors wherever the rest of the family happdn to be ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— UK NetYear8 getting on line 666 IT'S HOU@ LIFE! INDEX p410 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Pl9s
P661 Teletext 661 Sep18 23:00:00      YZ  ———————————————————————————————  CAN HOMEWORK REALLY BE HARMFUL? The new research into homewors says 70 of schoolkids listen to music while doing homewors, and, says expdrt Dr Sue Hallam, "a significant nudber watch TV at the same time too"N Other findings aboyt homewgps —nclyd—8 It may not instil responsibility Teac(dqs' expectations motivate kids Girls spend mgqe time on it than boys Many stydents do homewors wherever the rest of the faDily hap0bn to be ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— UK NetYear< getting on line 666 IT'S YOUR LIFE! INDEX p410 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Pl9s
P661 Teletext 661 Sep18 23:00:02   ZH YZ  ———————————————————————————————  CAN HOMEWORK REALLY BE HARMFUL? The review into good homewors practices reveals that families want to support kids in their assignlents but often feel inadequately eq9hppedN "Parents get stressed oyt aboyt this, and it's not jyst when kids are low achie6dqs; it may depend on the dynamics of their relationship," sa9s Dr Cowan, co spiter of the researchN "If it's a ndgative one, tension builds up affecting the kid's interest." ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— Mikd Drqd,ond's careers guide 655 Make clearing simpler for yoyr stydentsN coyrsd vacancy service p640 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TF Pl9s
P661 Teletext 661 Sep18 23:06:00     Y  ———————————————————————————————  CAN HOMEWORK REALLY BE HARMFUL? "One mrd was proyd of her eldest and helped her with homewors but as she didn't get on with the yoyngest, she lost interest in supporting her, thoygh she was an achiever," says Dr Cowan. Both Dr Cowan and Dr Hallam are calling for more resfarch to be done into the subject of homeworsN "Stydents, teachers and parents are all affected by homewors," says Dr HallamN "'f must learn how to fineMtyne it." ——————————————————————————————————6/6—— A career in the police force 655 TAKE A TRIP TO PLANET SOUND p480 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Pl9s