Dealing with Homework Stress in Teens

The effect of very high homework stress has been a bane of every teen’s existence. After spending long hours at school, they leave only to get started on loads of homework. While some teachers say the homework reinforces what students have learned during the day, other teachers say the homework puts a lot of pressure on kids and parents.
According to a new study conducted by the Better Sleep Council, homework stress is the biggest source of frustration for teens, with 74 % of those surveyed ranking it the highest, above self-esteem (51%), parental expectations (45 %), and bullying (15 %).