homework

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n homework preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
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Quotations

  • Merlin Olsen
    Merlin Olsen
    “One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared.”

Usage

In literature:

When they were refused service, they took out their textbooks and began to do their homework.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
They have got to do their homework.
"Wild Justice" by Ruth M. Sprague
And this was only a little of the homework with which her hands were ever full.
"Catherine Booth" by Mildred Duff
I never had to much homework in school because I could remember everything I read.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
And do your homework without putting up a fuss?
"Dorothy's Mystical Adventures in Oz" by Robert J. Evans
Much of this homework is done by a very bad light and the boy's eyes suffer much.
"Education as Service" by J. Krishnamurti
The homework of the College was stiff, and certain games were compulsory.
"A Popular Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
I never thought of homework.
"The Independence of Claire" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
One's homework is quite enough just now without learning pages of blank verse.
"The Youngest Girl in the Fifth" by Angela Brazil
You have clearly done your homework.
"The Capgras Shift" by Sam Vaknin
On the one hand, homework for the sake of homework may be eliminated.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
I'm sure you have homework to do.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
Whenever Philip did his homework, he had to hold the paper down.
"FreeChildrenStories.com Collection" by Daniel Errico
I need to finish my own homework.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Afterwards they are too knocked out to do their homework.
"The Amazing Mrs. Mimms" by David C. Knight
It was a wrong balance of duty to concentrate on her own homework and neglect to prepare for her classes.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
You've done your homework.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
After some haggling, we struck a deal on homework.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
He was given so much written homework that he decided to be careful of his behavior in the future.
"Little Erik of Sweden" by Madeline Brandeis
I just can't make them do the homework I give them.
"The Camp Fire Girls on the Open Road" by Hildegard G. Frey
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In poetry:

While parents rest in the grove,
Drinking green tea, reading poems,
House’s alive with commotion:
Children are busy with homework
Wishing the newborn won’t cry.
"Annam" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev

In news:

When purchasing a compact excavator, a little homework on pricing trends can go a long way.
For gifted children with learning disabilities, homework can be torture.
Goddard High will use the funding to create Parent University, a program for parents to learn how to prepare their children for college and help with homework.
For older students, computers and home printers are a much-needed aide for homework and school assignments.
Grad school should be simple as preschool, school, homework, marissa, graduate, don, head, potty, life, want, nana.
Mother and daughter doing homework together.
The Giants and A's would have been alerted to do more homework before making the deals.
Groundwork , Homework, Site Work, Clockwork.
HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. Are you a parent of a student at Henderson County High School who is interested in learning how your child can get help with his or her homework.
No Teachers, No Class, No Homework.
The stress of middle school is just too much for me with all the homework and remembering every little thing.
Parents are a bit surprised about a new method at Patronis Elementary School that seemingly eliminates homework .
No Teachers, No Class, No Homework .
Is homework one of the bad guys?
I recently wrote a post about French President François Hollande's proposal to ban homework in his country because he thinks it is unfair that some children get help from their parents and others don't.
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In science:

Some easy parts of these calculations are given as homeworks.
Basics of M-Theory
Green pupils, is doing his homework for the next class.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
While doing homework or studying lessons, the pupil will sometimes need to search for additional information on the web or other pedagogical resources. When useful information is found, these can be kept and paste into the notebook to make a link between the new document and the lesson.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
Hence, although it’s a great story, Poe neglected to do his trigonometry homework and the two treasure holes must have overlapped.
Trigonometry of The Gold-Bug
We leave the demonstration of the latter fact58 as a straightforward homework exercise.
Smectic Liquid Crystals in Random Environments
But what I am most thankful for is the homework.
Adventures in de Sitter space
Should we then declare that we have done our homework and wait peacefully for the LHC to start operation? Well, discovering the Higgs boson is not the entire story, and another goal, just as important, would be to probe the electroweak symmetry breaking mechanism in all its facets.
Tests of the Higgs properties at the next colliders
How then should one define mass density using this viewpoint? In order to illustrate that certain problems may arise in such cases I will use as an example a homework problem posed in a recently published special relativity text.
On the concept of relativistic mass
For graduate students in Rochester Fred’s special “homework problems” are a familiar concept. I remember vividly how after proving the theorem above in class he suggested, “well, here is a homework problem for you.
The work of Fred Cohen
Anybody who ever heard a lecture by Fred is likely to have been assigned a homework problem in the context of the Kervaire invariant conjecture, and many other subjects.
The work of Fred Cohen
Those who know him are aware of three basic facts: (1) He is genuinely interested to know the answer, (2) he has tried it himself, and (3) you may spend your lifetime trying to solve this homework problem, and there is no partial credit.
The work of Fred Cohen
But Fred tends to be very serious about his homework assignments, and when the students are struggling he always tries to help.
The work of Fred Cohen
During my first year in Rochester I had ample opportunity to talk mathematics to Fred. I loved his lectures. A condition of participation in Fred’s classes was that each one of us had to solve at least one homework problem in public, and he gave us plenty to think about.
The work of Fred Cohen
These three students met regularly outside of class to work on their homework together, and this episode was taped during one such homework session. 1. The question Our episode starts in the middle of their work on one of that week’s homework problems.
Analyzing Problem Solving Using Math in Physics: Epistemological Framing via Warrants
When S1 quickly moves from this hypothetical r and R case back to the homework problem (line 70), S2 immediately points out the inconsistency. “No.
Analyzing Problem Solving Using Math in Physics: Epistemological Framing via Warrants
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