Study Finds Homework Is the Biggest Cause of Teen Stress.
The Hunger Games. Before you read this, take a moment. Make a list of 5 things (simple things) you are grateful for. Ready, go. Now read: Dear fellow academians, nerdy engineers, hopeful future doctors, lawyers, movers, and shakers of the world, college students enduring the final round of hunger games (higher education edition), this is your reality check.
Us kids don’t like it, we get stressed out, the parents and other adults helping the student do the homework don’t like it, it stresses them out too, even the people who set the homework, the teachers don’t like it, they have to mark it all, that is bound to stress them out, so there is no point in homework, we don’t need to actually do it, we need to be educated but not like this.
For example, if you're stressed out over homework, size up the situation and figure out ways to handle it better. Build positive relationships. Knowing that there are people who believe in us boosts our ability to deal with challenges. Ask for help.
Give a fixed amount of time and once that time is up, your child is free to go elsewhere, homework done or not. Stay consistent with this plan, even if he fights you on it. This plan will accomplish the possibility that your child will get some homework done and maybe over time, create some better work habits.
So Much Homework, So Little Time With teachers handing out more assignments than ever, our kids are stressed, sleep deprived and, worst of all, becoming disillusioned with learning.
Thank you so so so so so much! I'm a 16 year old that has dyslexia, I've been tested by a mental doctor, you don't have to believe me but there is more than one type of dyslexia and the one I have is the learning one. I have this exact problem, I've been researching this for hours.
You might find that your first clues about being stressed are physical signs, such as tiredness, headaches or an upset stomach. There could be many reasons for this, as when we feel stressed we often find it hard to sleep or eat well, and poor diet and lack of sleep can both affect our physical health.