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ERIC Number: EJ450795
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1047-7942
Homework: A Historical Perspective or the Merry-Go-Round Goes Round and Round!
Foyle, Harvey
Southern Social Studies Journal, v17 n2 p15-24 Spr 1992
Explores the modern history of homework, beginning with its origins in eighteenth-century England. Discusses early educational reformers' resistance to homework. Reports that former Soviet space advances spurred a U.S. reexamination of homework through the 1960s and 1970s. Examines the contemporary view of homework as an inexpensive means of getting students to study more. Offers recommendations for teachers. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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