The Effects of Homework on Student Achievement Most kids absolutely dread doing it, and it might be for good reason. The Effects of Homework on Student Achievement by Jennifer M. Hayward September 2010 A thesis submitted to the Department of Education and Human Development of the State University of New York College at Brockport In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Education
Homework or No Homework Did you know the highest homework loads are in countries that have lower income? It can foster retention and understanding of the academic content. Some studies suggest that homework correlates with student achievement. Cooper, Robinson, and Patall 2006 discovered a positive correlation between the amount of the homework students do and their achievement at the secondary level.
Academic Goals, Student Homework Engagement, and Academic Achievement. Hong Kong and Japan, places that are known for top rankings in average math achievement had reports of less homework then the international mean. Introduction. Literature indicates that doing homework regularly is positively associated with students' academic achievement Zimmerman and Kitsantas, 2005. Hence, as expected, the amount of homework done is one of the variables that shows a strong and positive relationship with academic achievement Cooper et al. 2001.
Does Homework Improve Academic Achievement? If So, How Much Is Best. While places like the Netherlands, famous for having low stress loads on students, had 1 in 5 fourth-graders say they do no homework on an average school night.. Across five studies, the average student who did homework had a higher unit test score than the students not doing homework. However, 35 less rigorous correlational studies suggest little or no relationship between homework and achievement for elementary school students.