Laura K Spencer, Ed.D.

Can We Just Stop With The Homework Already?

“There’s never a break. Never.” It “takes me away from everything I used to do,” says one. (High School student comments on a Stanford study about homework) I look forward to the day when the homework debate is… Read More

Holidays Are For Families, Not Homework

Today’s memory on my Facebook feed was an article I shared a few years ago. Since winter break is coming up, it’s a good time to share it again. The Tyranny of Homework: 20 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t… Read More


I was lucky to catch the #SSDChat tonight, which was all about homework.  I will admit – I don’t find much use for homework at all. I find it only serves to reinforce the good, and further alienate… Read More