“Boring, dreary practice pages with boxes lined up like little soldiers just waiting for the right answer to be filled in (and checked against the key, of course). Chapter reviews, drill exercises, skills practiced over and over and over ad nauseum. Such are the stuff of the creative, freewheeling homeschooler’s nightmares.
“Well I’d like to state clearly for the record – I Love Workbooks! Workbooks are Great!”
From the May/June, 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine: “In Defense of Workbooks,” by Joanne M. Billmers. Read the entire article online, free, at the link above.