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Education News Archive - April 02, 2007

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Colin's experience is consistent with various studies on homework that show giving more than 21/2 hours of homework nightly to high school students and more than an hour to middle school students may be counterproductive.

Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.