In many education systems, homework’s are frequently used as by teachers as a method to provide students to study after the school. This method of stimulating students to take an active part in the lessons is being criticized by some people who find it unnecessary or worse harmful. On the other hand, I still insist that homework’s are so effective way that students have a chance to enhance their academic records due to the following reasons.
First and foremost, it can be undoubtedly asserted that homework’s help students to review the lectured parts of courses regularly at home. The majority of students can only be disciplined to follow the lessons in the school time. As for outside the school, it is more preferable for them to participate in various social activities, if they do not have any assignments to fulfill. Therefore, by means of homework’s, teachers can make sure that such students at least pass a particular period of time routinely with school works at home.
Another benefit of assigning homework to students is that their knowledge can be widened by teaching them how to practice the absorbed information sufficiently. Today, much information about important topics of life is just memorized due to lack of the ability to combine the information with enough practice. Besides this, it is certainly difficult for students to find the right ways to earn this ability alone. In this regard, a great deal of knowledge can be put into practice with the aid of school tasks, which are coordinated with teacher’s advanced experiences about what to do for maximum performance.
At is also argued that students already spend too much time at school. It is illogical to steal their remaining time from them by giving heavy responsibilities which destroy their social life. However, in many cases, The assignments given by teachers was arranged according to the optimal study time in which students should necessarily understand what have teacher in lessons in order to be able to follow the next course subjects, otherwise students might break off their relation with school because of lack of fundamental knowledge to make reasoning about what teachers explained. For these reasons, students had better to study at least as long as homework’s is required.
To sum up, there are a lot of factors such as regular studying, learning practically and the ideal time to study why homework’s should be assigned to students as I mentioned above. In my opinion, if students do not care about the necessity of homework’s, their academic records will be more likely to suffer.
TOEFL listening lectures: A lecture from a life sciences class (3)