The Purpose of Homework

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Why do teachers give homework?

The Purpose of Homework

Homework over new skills is often designed to increase your speed and efficiency. Developing new skills may be compared to using directions to a new location. The first time or two you may need to stop and look at the directions often, but after you have been to the new location several times you can get there “with your eyes closed”.

   

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