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Cawston Elementary School implements no homework policy


Last updated 11/2/2017 at Noon

Anine Stadick has created the “Shelter for Your Thoughts,” as her first Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics family project, which Cawston Elementary has instituted instead of traditional homework. Courtesy photo

HEMET – Cawston Elementary School staff has left the idea of traditional homework behind and is creating monthly family projects that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Instead of students spending time on worksheets, they are encouraged to create something with their families.

A lot of thought and research went into the implementation of the STEAM Family Projects.

Cawston Principal Dr.

Colleen Flavin said staff members have been studying the effects of students who do not have homework.

She said the Cawston team began to implement the idea of monthly...

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