How much is a homework grade worth?
Teachers who use weighted grading systems typically outline the categories and their assigned values in the course syllabus. Homework, for example, may be worth 10 percent of the grade whereas class work is worth 20 percent, quizzes are worth 30 percent and tests are worth 40 percent.
Does homework have any value?
There have been studies that show that doing homework in moderation improves test performance. So we can’t rule out the value of homework, if it’s conducive to learning. Middle school teachers (grades 6-8) reported assigning almost the same amount as high school teachers, 3.2 hours of homework a week.
Should homework be banned on weekends?
Students should not have homework on the weekends because it interferes with other obligations such as the time you can spend relaxing with family, resting, and studying the knowledge previously learned that week. Many students are involved in extracurricular activities, sports or even work hours on school nights.