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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Homework Has Taken Its Toll: Time Matters Stanford University, California Research shows homework should only be 10 minutes per grade level = = _____ *Recommended times for U.S Students (Average) In elementary school, there has been no proven correlation between homework and success on standardized testing > 1st Grade: 10 2nd Grade: 20 3rd Grade: 30 4th Grade: 40 5th Grade: 50 6th Grade: 607th Grade: 70 8th Grade: 80 9th Grade: 90 10th Grade: 10011th Grade: 110 12th Grade: 120 Health Risks of StudentsWho Prioritize HomeworkOver Friends/Family/Activities1. Obesity2. Heart Disease3. Asthma4. Diabetes5. Headaches6. Depression/Anxiety7. Gastrointestinal Problems8. Alzheimer's Disease9. Accelerated Aging10. Premature Death11. Ulcers12. Sleep Deprivation 56% of the students in the study cited homework as a primary stressor in their lives. 56% More homework takes away the daily fun and relaxation/relief of life... *Time in MINUTES* AVERAGE Time Spent on Homework at Stanford University 3.1 Hours "Even the little ones, they know how important testing is, and they don't want to fail. They cry. They get sick. Students have actually thrown up on their test booklets." "Students were more likely to drop activities, not see friends or family, and not pursue hobbies they enjoy" The research quoted students as saying they often do homework they see as "pointless" or "mindless" in order to keep their grades up. "Look at the amount of work and their pace. If it seems excessive, talk to the teacher and let them know how long your child spends each night." "alienation from society" "She started experiencing symptoms of stress in middle school, and was diagnosed with panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder in high school." Study surveyed 4,300+ students from 10 high-performance upper-middle-class California communities. Research sought to examine homework load against a student'swell-being and extra curricular engagement. -Student Mother- -Teacher (Stanford University) -Research Member Research Team Member-(Stanford University) Dell'Antonia, KJ. "Homeworks Emotional Toll on Students and Families." The New York Times. The New York Times Company, 12 Mar. 2014. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. Enayati, Amanda. "Is Homework Making Your Child Sick?" CNN. 2015 Cable News Network, 21 Mar. 2014. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. Greaves, Toni. "School Stress Takes A Toll On Health, Teens And Parents Say." NPR. NPR, 2 Dec. 2013. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. Kam, Katherine. "Coping with School Stress." WebMD. WebMd, 14 Mar. 2013. Web. 11 Feb. 2015. <>.Levy, Sandra. "Is Too Much Homework Bad for Kids' Health." Healthline. Healthline Networks, 11 Mar. 2014. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. Parker, Clifton B. "Stanford Research Shows Pitfalls of Homework." Stanford News. Stanford University, 10 Mar. 2014. Web. 11 Feb. 2015. <>.Strauss, Valerie. "Homework Hurts High-Achieving Students, Study Says." The Washington Post. The Washington Post, 13 Mar. 2014. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. Wells, Susan. "How to Reduce Homework Stress." Steve Spangler Science. Steve Spangler Science, 26 Aug. 2013. Web. 11 Feb. 2015. <>.Wolfson, Paula. "Study: Stress of Homework Hurts Students Grades." Washington's Top News. WTOP, 27 Mar. 2014. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>.
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