Why is homework important?
- Allows you to review and practice what has been covered in class and helps you to get ready for the next day’s lesson
- Encourages you to explore subjects more fully than classroom time permits
- Improves your thinking and memory
- Helps you develop positive study skills and habits
- Encourages you to use time wisely and work independently
- Teaches you to take responsibility for your work
- Helps you learn to use resources, such as libraries, reference materials, and computer Web sites to find information
- Allows you to extend learning by applying many different skills to a single task, such as book reports or science projects
- Helps parents learn more about what you are learning in school
Below are some great websites to help you with your homework.