We are already four weeks into the new school year. Amazing! And, as always, it is thrilling to have the School filled with your children’s wonderful chatter and energy–the quiet of summer becomes deafening.
As many of you know, I have been a vocal critic of the manner in which we think about homework. This article, by one of our most articulate and thoughtful educational thinkers, Alfie Kohn, makes the case for Rethinking Homework in this article. His argument is well researched, compelling and consonant with our philosophy.
I invite you to read it, digest it and let me know what you think.