How Has Homework Affected You? Take Part in our Healthy Homework Video Contest!

Healthy Homework Video ContestAre you a parent whose children come home from extra-curricular activities only to spend hours tackling a mountain of busywork? Are you a teacher who feels who feels pressured to assign homework because of excessive testing and accountability measures? Are you a student whose homework assignments cut into valuable time with family, or time for adequate sleep and play?

No matter who you are, homework practices have undoubtedly affected you.

That’s why we’re inviting you to enter our Healthy Homework Video Contest: an effort to collect and showcase the short, personal stories of students, parents and educators nationwide who can record compelling video messages about why our schools need healthy homework guidelines.

Now through June 17th, record a video and enter our Healthy Homework Video Contest.

The video with the most YouTube views in the month of June, as well as two selected by our panel of experts who drafted the healthy homework guidelines, will receive a “Race to Nowhere” Educational Tool Kit and DVD!

Read more about the healthy homework guidelines that can help us reexamine and re-imagine homework practices to better support student engagement, health and learning.