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Chen 1 Zhixin Chen Dr. E-A Eng 1102 – Section (5) 10/23/2010 Citation: Kralovec, Etta, and Buell, John, The End of Homework , Beacon Press: Boston, 2009. Print. Summary: The authors Etta Kralovec and John Buell offer evidence to against homework. They think homework does little to improve students’ academic achievement or personal responsibility. At the beginning, the authors use two reports from Harris Cooper and Bill Barber. These reports show whether homework boosts students’ academic achievement. However, the authors argued the problems and shortcomings of the reports. They think these reports are looking only at academic achievement, but they ignore other achievement. There are also non-academic achievements for homework. They find an example of studies on the relationship between time and learning. Both positive and negative relationships are shown between time and achievement. However, the positive correlation is contradictory. It is impossible for people to confirm which one of two relationships affects more on academic achievement. In
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