Category: Homework

Have I mentioned how much I literally hate homework? Can anyone relate to this story?

Emmett missed most of last week because he wasn’t feeling well. I had work sent home for him to work on so he wasn’t so overwhelmed when he hopefully returns on Monday. Emmett is crazy smart and way ahead of everyone else in his class, so homework is something that should come relatively easy for …

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Welcome to my fricking nightmare, and it’s only 8 AM

The boys are going to their grandparents for a little while today. It’s spend some time with Grandma day, and it should be fun form the boys. Y Unfortunately, Emmett is still finishing up some of his make up work, and it’s due in the morning. He’s freaking out over not being done and is …

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More homework frustration for my son with #Autism 

Both boys had a good day at school but Elliott’s a bit frustrated over his homework for the week. Homework proves to be a struggle when he has four days in which to do it. I’ve written about this countless times.  Elliott is frustrated because it’s a short school week and yet they’re given the …

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How literal interpretation leads to meltdowns 

I promised that I would write about why Emmett’s school report led to so many meltdowns over the last week or so. The reason can be summed up in two words, literal interpretation.   The instructions provided simply said to write about three things you like to do in the snow. Seems pretty simple and …

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A major update about Elliott and homework 

First of all, I hate the idea of homework in general.  There’s so much research out that that proves homework doesn’t improve test scores at all.  I’m even less supportive of giving homework to kids with special needs.  There’s several sides to this coin but the biggest things are pretty solid arguments in my book. …

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Here’s why I generally disagree with giving kids with #Autism homework

I know this is a controversial subject and everyone has their own opinion but this is why do agree with giving a child with Autism homework, generally speaking anyway.

I’m so sick of homework related #meltdowns

I don’t know what happened but these homework meltdown are back and they’re killing me

Elliott won’t be doing any homework tonight

“……. It’s Thursday and all homework is due in the morning. Elliott’s supposed to be doing 9 minutes of homework a night and up until recently, that was a nearly impossible task…..” Read More