Though it can be inconvenient, isolating, and altogether zero percent fun to work from home, it also has its benefits. Sadly, nerds who research this stuff have found that this may not be the case. According to Census data, roughly 8 million Americans work from home.
When a kid is in high school I guess it makes sense. It teaches responsibility and keeps 'em off the streets blah, blah, blah. But homework before Junior High?
You name it, the social networks that have revolutionized the way we communicate with one another have also destroyed all productivity. When work is home, you basically get out of bed and get to work. Nobody can tell you not to wear flannel jammies to your computer desk, or to brush your teeth.
Many education stakeholders, parents and educators alike, agree with me. Listen to the audio above for more details, and be sure to share your opinions in our comment section below. If there were no letter or number grades on any activities, teachers would not need traditional homework for a grade.
From the conversation all around me, both online and offline, job dissatisfaction is HUGE. I have several thoughts, or questions rather, about why people hate their jobs…. Is it leadership?
I have an early morning meeting, so I need to leave before traffic picks up. Unfortunately this heart wrenching moment has happened far too often and as any working parent has experienced, there is an overwhelming feeling of guilt that comes over you when you have to decide on putting work before family. This is why work sucks.
If you always had a sneaking feeling that homework was a useless time-suck, prepare yourself for some sweet, sweet validation. The study looked at the scholastic habits of year-olds around the world and found that American students complete about six hours of homework per week. While this number has decreased sinceit's still greater than most other developed countries on the list.
You can work whenever, however, wherever you want—wearing whatever you want. Sounds like a dream, right? Being a work-from-home mom is a popular trend these days.
Hey there, guy from the BBC viral video from last week. I know, you must feel completely mortified as the entire world found out that you were more than just an expert on South Korea. You're a father, too!