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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Homework

All time
Voices
'Why I believe homework should be banned', by one primary school student
Misha McEnaney is a fifth class student. He outlines why he believes homework should be banned for all children.
# column
Why not prepping for the Olympics feels a bit like the days when I avoided homework in school
In the first of a series of columns, track cyclist Mark Downey gives his thoughts on Tokyo 2020′s postponement.
# Homework
England tap into inside knowledge of Farrell's defensive systems
Forwards coach Steve Borthwick was part of the Lions backroom staff with Farrell in 2017.
# Homework
Genia and Wallabies set for 'war of attrition' with statistically-strong Ireland
Scrum-half Will Genia has done his homework on the visiting Six Nations champions.
# Mind Games
Analysis: A clever little moment that sums up Donnacha Ryan's excellence
Munster looked to use a clever lineout play early on against Racing but the Tipp man stopped it.
# Homework
'He tells us that we all have to learn English. In December, I have an exam'
Pep Guardiola has demanded that his foreign players learn English, says Nicolas Otamendi.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Should primary school pupils get homework?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
Voices
This is why I'm against... homework
We are all busier these days. Quality time is at a premium. Let’s get rid of the homework and build in more family activity time, writes Eric Nolan.
# Homework
A+ for Caballero as goalkeeper confirms he studied Falcao's penalty pattern before game
The Manchester City goalkeeper saved from the Colombian early in the second-half when a goal would’ve made it 3-1 to Monaco.
# Homework
'I don't want them too frustrated': Detail not destruction key for O'Mahony and O'Brien on return
Schmidt is looking for the sort of ‘quality workrate’ Billy Holland provides from everyone in the pack.
# No One
This dad found a heartbreaking detail in his son with autism's homework
“Never have five letters cut me so deep.”
# youth in asia
People are losing it over this student's gas homework misunderstanding
Let’s investigate.
These homework responses prove there are two types of kid in the world
Poor Jake has no idea what to do.
# Homework
This kid gave a NSFW solution for his desert survival method homework
Well done Alex.
# full marks
Teachers have been sharing the funniest exam answers they have ever come across
“thou shalt not lotto”
# I have a dream
This kid's version of Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech is bloody terrifying
It involves robot spiders. God save us all.
# evil genius
11 times kids were brutally honest with their homework
Sayin’ it straight.
# major tom
A Dublin Senior Infants teacher gave the perfect David Bowie-themed homework last night
Can you hear me Major Tom?
# genius level
This little girl found a genius way around answering a homework question
She’s going places.
# nailed it
17 times kids absolutely nailed their homework
Good work, kids. Gold star.
# girl code
This little girl nailed the girl code in a sassy homework answer
Applause emoji.
# outsmarted
18 times kids proved themselves to be miniature geniuses
These kids = smarter than you.
# a story shared
These photos of a homeless boy doing his homework went viral and changed his life
The pics were taken by a passer-by.
# Stress
Do you think schools should ban homework to reduce depression? One UK school is thinking about it
The school is also introducing meditation classes and giving students further to walk between lessons.
# nailed it
16 homework answers that prove kids are secret geniuses
Wise miniature people roam amongst us.
# applause
This kid handed in the most ingenious homework we have ever seen
Nailed it.
# good work
Seven-year-old girl imagines 'special Easter egg' for homework assignment, nails it
“From now on, call me Ms. Fancy!”
# teacher teacher
10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember
OH MY GOD DID WE HAVE ENGLISH??
# connect the dots
Student devises ingenious way of scoring 100% on exam
Connect the dots.
# poop
This kid's homework and his teacher's notes are a joy to behold
“Big poop is in the toilit.”
# all the answers
16 reasons you should always read over your kid's homework
It’s the little things you can slip up on.
# bad education
12 trickster teachers we wish we had in our school days
Teach us your ways!
# please sir...
Schoolboy leads mass protest asking for extra homework
And he got suspended for it.
# Education
Four per cent of primary schoolchildren never get any parental help with homework
Two thirds of primary school children are assisted daily by their parents with homework, but 4 per cent of primary school children and 28 per cent of secondary school children never receive any.
# sunday night fear
ALERT! You may be suffering from the Sunday Night Fear
AKA the Back-To-Work Fear. Here’s how to recognise it…
# homework blues
7 things that made you hate doing your homework
The worst thing about your childhood without a doubt.
# Growing up in Ireland
Boys ditch homework and mitch school (but still better at maths than girls)
An ESRI conference heard boys are more likely than girls to be absent from school and less likely to do homework.
# China
Two Chinese teens take their own lives over unfinished homework: reports
The boys, aged 15 and 13, died in separate incidents – with the high school workload reportedly to blame.
# dear teacher...
8 reasons you should always check your kid's homework
And we’re not just talking about their educational well-being, either.
# my dog ate it
Teenager arrested after 'leaving homework at crime scene'
Officers said they found the homework in the back garden of a burgled house in Utah.