Individual abilities, study skills and time management practices will determine the length of time a student will actually spend on any given task.
Time to complete extra credit activities is not included in these time guidelines.
They are presented as ranges for each grade level on a daily and weekly basis.
Daily homework assignments will generally be given Monday through Thursday.
It is generally believed that out-of-school tasks given to kindergarten students do not fall into the same category of homework, as for grades 1 – 5.
Out of school work given to kindergarten students is really intended to be an opportunity for the children and family members to work together to review and enhance the experiences from school.
It is generally agreed that elementary school children need to participate in a variety of activities, in addition to scholastic ones, in order to develop the total child.
To this end, the following guidelines are recommended with respect to the maximum amount of time students should be spending doing homework.
Teachers will do their best to compile all assignments before the end of the school day.
The Scotia-Glenville Central School District discourages the practice of families taking children out of school for an extended time period for the purpose of vacations or recreational trips.