Homework is one of unique evils that all of us can relate to. Whether it plagued our evenings or weekends — or, for those unfortunate enough to be homeschooled, every waking hour, — for each of us homework evokes an individualized and vivid set of memories. Mine tend to consist of horrendously early mornings spent either trying to disentangle apparently impossible mathematical equations, or frantically scribbling a series of unsubstantiated though passably well-articulated ideas and interpretations for a humanities assignment. Looking back, constantly leaving my homework until the last minute was no more than a matter of course. For a guitar-obsessed teenager who would invest more time in the PlayStation than in any given chemistry or biology textbook, homework was always going to take a back seat, as it did amongst my peers. As a teacher my relationship with homework has taken on a new dynamic.
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Sixth grade has been described as a major crossroads of a child's development. Thus, it would seem important to place sixth graders in the proper environment during this critical period. Curiously, a decades-long debate continues regarding whether sixth graders are better off in elementary school or middle school. After looking at common characteristics of sixth graders, this article examines the pros and cons of each approach. Although a study concluded that sixth graders in elementary school behave and test better than sixth-graders in middle school, 75 percent of school districts in the U. Moreover, school district decisions to place sixth grade in elementary or middle school are sometimes based on purely financial considerations.
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There are two sides to every argument right? The reality of plastic bags is that while they are in fact recyclable, only a small percentage finds their way into a recycling bin. But more on this later in our blog. Most plastic bags end up in landfills or as litter and no matter how you tabulate the numbers, plastic bags do not safely break down and it costs money to pick up litter. People and groups against banning plastic bags attempt to diminish the harmful and damaging realities of these facts.