Why homework matters: top five (5) reasons you probably should do your homework

Sorry, but homework really does matter.

Annoying, yes. Boring, usually. Important for your academic success? Very much so.

See below for some important reasons why you probably should be doing your homework.

1. Grades

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2. Having done your homework makes the next class time more meaningful, more understandable and less boring

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3. Doing homework leads to more overall learning

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4. Homework tells you what your teacher wants you to learn and / or do, especially on tests

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5. Doing your homework helps you getting through bad classes and teachers

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Overall,

  • Doing your homework = better grades
  • Doing your homework = class is more relevant
  • Doing your homework = you learn
  • Doing your homework = breaking procrastination cycles

If you want to improve your grades, try on some homework! Just get started and it won’t be so bad.

Look, I know it sucks to have to do stupid things you don’t want to do. I get it. But look at your grades. If they’re not where they could be, then let’s talk about doing some more homework.

Let me know if I can help.

– Michael

  • everyone

    wow what a loser, I mean one of his points is remoatly valid with kids who have no friends or sports

    • If by “loser” you mean someone who gets good grades, I concede your point.

  • Eric Caissie

    Great way to start a discussion. (not)

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  • Mary

    I believe that every student is different when it comes to preferences and attentiveness. All students should get into a good routine that provides them how to figure out how to pay more attention to their homework. Although most students, like myself, aren’t so fond about the idea of doing homework, it is something that has to get done in order to have a successful school career. I agree that accounting homework is a priority and it must get done; Although I do not agree with the point that we must keep up with the Chinese, who do six hours of homework before Breakfast. That should not be a requirement for students of America; Although 7th grade students of China may be equivalent to the 11th grade students of America, we are a growing country that should stay at the same pace we have been going for many years. Phone use during homework is a BIG distraction, especially with all the social media at the tips of your fingers. If there is an electronic device in ones hand while trying to do homework, it would probably take them twice as long to get their homework done than it would normally. Music could definitely play a huge part in concentration on your homework. Listening to music with a fast pace and a lot of lyrics that you could sing along to, could cause distraction and you could lose focus pretty easily. Even though I am not a “homework lover”, I do not believe homework was made to stress students out. Homework could be used as an extra help by reviewing the days work.

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  • No Name

    I disagree with this article. Homework is time consuming and if you have extra curriculum and you wont have much time to do work. Over time you will have to much homework. Then you fail the class or classes.

  • Totally disagree with this article. If kid is smart he can gain enough knowlegde from classwork, he’ll never need extra wasting time at home while he will sit and repeat all the stuff from class. It is up to parents will their kid do homework or not, also it is up to parents to give their kids little homework help.

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