A study done at the University of Michigan in concluded that the amount of homework given is increasing. In a sample taken of students between the ages of 6 and 9 years, it was shown that students spend more than 2 hours a week on homework, as opposed to 44 minutes in Some educators argue that homework is beneficial to students, as it enhances learning, develops the skills taught in class, and lets educators verify that students comprehend their lessons.
Historically, homework was frowned upon in American culture. With few students interested in higher education , and due to the necessity to complete daily chores, homework was discouraged not only by parents, but also by school districts. In , the California legislature passed an act that effectively abolished homework for those who attended kindergarten through the eighth grade. But, in the s, with increasing pressure on the United States to stay ahead in the Cold War , homework made a resurgence, and children were encouraged to keep up with their Russian counterparts.
By the end of the Cold War in the early s, the consensus in American education was overwhelmingly in favor of issuing homework to students of all grade levels. British students get more homework than many other countries in Europe. The weekly average for the subject is 5 hours.
The main distinction for UK homework is the social gap, with middle-class teenagers getting a disproportionate amount of homework compared to Asia and Europe. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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You should place this on the roof, away from your sunroof, if you have one, and then run the attached cable through the molding of one of your car doors, and connect it to the outside antenna port of the amplifier. The amplifier can be located under one of the seats, as long as it can be reached by the power cable and both antenna cables.
Attach the inside antenna cable to the inside antenna port on the amplifier, and then run the cable to the front of the vehicle. The inside antenna broadcasts in all directions, so it can be mounted to the dashboard using the attached vent clip or to the side of the one of the front seats. Finally, plug in the power supply to the amplifier and your cigarette lighter, and you should start to receive boosted signal right away.
The kit comes with a small omnidirectional outside antenna and mounting hardware to afix it to a vertical pole. Ideally, you would attach the antenna to the ladder at the back of the RV if you have one. Otherwise, you may have to be creative with attaching the outside antenna to the roof of the RV.
As long the antenna is not obstructed in a degree view, then you should be ok. Run the included cable from the antenna into the RV. You may need to drill a hole at this step, in case there isn't an existing opening to take advantage of. Run the cable to the location where you frequently use your mobile devices and mount the amplifier, and then connect the cable to the outside antenna port.
Mount the amplifier and then attach the included whip antenna to the inside antenna port of the amplifier. The kit comes with both AC and DC power supplies, so choose the one that makes sense for your installation, then plug it in to the amplifier and power source. The system should power up and immediately start providing you with boosted signal. How to Install the Drive 4G-X Extreme Marine The installation for the weBoost Drive 4G-X Extreme Marine kit is fairly easy, with the most difficult part being the mounting of the marine antenna and running the attached cable to the inside of the cabin.
While every boat is different, here are the general instructions for installing the Drive 4G-X Extreme Marine: The kit comes with a marine grade external antenna and marine mount, which you'll want to mount up as high as possible on the boat. If you have a sailboat, then this would be on the top of the mast. Then run the included 20ft white cable from the marine antenna into the cabin of the boat, to the location where you plan to mount the amplifier.
Connect the outside antenna cable to the outside antenna port on the amplifier, and mount the amplifier in a location that is out of the way and near a power source. Then connect the included 20 ft black cable to the inside antenna port, and run to the location in the cabin where you need better cell signal.
Attach the white panel antenna and mount the antenna with the front pointing towards the area that needs better signal. Finally, plug in the power supply to the amplifier and your cigarette lighter, and you should start to receive boosted signal from the inside antenna right away. Best for Single Device Use. Best for Single Device Use If you need a signal booster that will work for only one mobile device at a time while you're in your vehicle, and you're ok with the device sitting in a cradle while it's receiving boosted signal, then the weBoost Drive Sleek Cradle Signal Booster is going to be the best and most economical option for you.
Here is the installation process: Start the installation by placing the magnet mount antenna on the roof of the vehicle, towards the back of the vehicle and away from any sunroof. Run the attached cable through the molding of one of the doors or trunk, to a location under one of the seats where you plan to locate the signal amplifier.
Connect the signal amplifier and then the cable attached to the cradle inside antenna, and run to the front of the vehicle. Attach the cradle to the dashboard of the vehicle using the magnetic vent clip and place your phone or mobile device in the cradle. Finally, connect the power supply cable to the amplifier and then plug the DC adapter into your cigarette lighter, and you should start to receive boosted signal to the phone in the cradle right away.
Best Signal Boosters for Home The term "home" can mean a lot of different things to different people, from an apartment to a mansion, or a condo to a cottage.
Best for Single Rooms. Best for Single Rooms If you need to boost signal in a single room or a small space, like a home office, studio apartment, or living room, then the SureCall Flare Signal Booster is going to be the best solution for you. Climb up on the roof of the house, and walk around if possible with your phone to determine the side that has the strongest signal. This will be the side of the roof to install the outside omni antenna on.
The omni antenna can be mounted either to a vertical flat surface, like the peak of the roof of the house, or to a vertical pole. Mount the antenna whichever way works best for you, then attach the included RG6 cable and run into the house through an existing penetration, or you may need to drill a hole at this step.
Run the cable to the location in the house that needs better cell signal and attach the signal booster unit, then place on a desk or table in the center of the space that needs better signal. Connect the power supply to the signal booster and then plug into an AC outlet to start the system and begin boosting signal. Best for Midsize Homes. Best for Small to Midsize Homes If you have a small to midsize home, cottage, cabin, etc.
How to Install the Connect 4G The weBoost Connect 4G installation does require you to climb up onto the roof of the house and mount an antenna on a vertical pole, and then run a cable into the house.
Here is the best way to install the weBoost Connect 4G for maximum performance: Start by walking around the house and taking a signal reading on each side to determine what side has the strongest signal. You'll want to install the outside antenna on the side of the roof where you have the strongest signal. Next, climb up on the roof, and mount the yagi directional antenna on a vertical pole as high up on the roof as possible, ideally on the side of the house where you took the strongest signal reading.
Once the antenna is mounted, connect the included RG6 cable and run into the house through a soffit or existing entrance. You may need to drill a hole or you can use the included flat cable to run the cable under a closed window. If you have an attic, we recommend locating the rest of the equipment in there. Run the cable from the outside antenna into the attic and connect it to the "outside antenna" port on the amplifier, then connect another RG6 cable to the "inside antenna" port on the amplifier and run to the center of the attic.
Connect the included panel antenna and lay it face down on the floor of the attic, so that it's broadcasting boosted signal through the floor and into the living space below. If there is a specific area in the house that you want to make sure receives good signal, then try to locate the panel antenna above that space.
Plug the power supply into the amplifier and then into an AC outlet to power up the amplifier and start boosting signal.
The yagi antenna on the roof may need to be adjusted so that it is aimed towards the cell tower for your carrier. Please follow our instructions for aiming a directional antenna to fine tune your antenna direction. Best for Large Homes. Best for Large Homes If you have a large home or a space to fill with boosted signal, then you need the Wilson Pro 70 signal booster , which has the FCC maximum allowed boosting power, the highest quality components, and the built in tools you need to maximize your boosted signal.
How to Install the Wilson Pro 70 The Wilson Pro 70 is going to be the most difficult of our signal booster for home because it has the most shielded cables included in the kit. Apart from the more shielded cable, the installation for the Pro 70 is the same as the Connect 4G: Start by walking around the outside of the house and take signal readings on a phone that is from the carrier you want to boost.
Determine what side of the house receives the strongest cell signal, and then mount the external antenna on that side of the roof of the house. The included yagi directional antenna must be aimed away from the house, so temporarily point it in that direction, and then connect either the 60 or 75 ft cable to the outside antenna. If you can make the run from the outside antenna into the house with the shorter cable length, then use the 60 ft, otherwise use the 75 ft.
Once inside of the house, connect the cable to the included lightning protector, then connect the jumper cable, and finally connect it to "outside antenna" port on the blue amplifier and then connect the other cable to the "inside antenna" port. If the house has an attic, we typically recommend locating the amplifier and inside antenna there, otherwise try to find a location in the house that the amplifier will be out of the way and has power.
Run the cable to the location where you plan to mount the inside antenna, either the center of the attic or the ceiling of the upper floor of the house, mount the antenna, and then connect the antenna cable. Connect the power supply to the amplifier and then plug it in to a standard wall outlet to start amplifier and begin boosting signal. Best Signal Boosters for Business In this day and age, it is a requirement that businesses have good cell phone signal for its employees and customers.
Best for Small Spaces. Best for Small Spaces For businesses that only take up a small space, but need quality signal throughout, the weBoost Connect 4G is going to be a great balance of boosting and affordability. How to Install the weBoost Connect 4G The weBoost Connect 4G is fairly easy to install, as long as you're able to mount an antenna outside, ideally on the roof, and run a cable into the building.
The installation of the Connect 4G starts with mounting the included yagi directional antenna outside of the building, ideally as high up as possible, such as on the roof. Before mounting the antenna, walk around the outside of the building in the areas where you have the opportunity to mount the antenna with a phone from the same carrier as the one you're trying to boost, and determine where the best signal is.
Once you've located the best signal, mount the antenna on a vertical pole in that location, as high up as possible. Attach the included RG6 cable, and run into the building through an existing wall or roof penetration. If that does not exist, then you can use the included flat cable to run the cable under a closed window. Run the cable to the location inside where you plan to locate the amplifier.
Connect the cable to the "outside antenna" port of the amplifier, then attach the other cable to the "inside antenna" port, and run to the location where you plan to mount the inside panel antenna.
The panel antenna can be located either on the ceiling in the center of the space that needs better signal preferred , or on the wall facing across the space that needs better signal. Mount the panel antenna in the desired location and then connect the cable. Plug the included power supply into the amplifier and then plug it into a wall outlet to power on the unit and start boosting signal. The outside yagi antenna may need to be adjusted so that it is aimed towards the cell tower for your carrier.
Best for Midsize Spaces. Best for Midsize Spaces Since every business is unique, it can be difficult to recommend a single product to cover as many scenarios as possible, but the SureCall Fusion5X 2. Start the installation by mounting your chosen antenna type as high up on the building as possible, in the location where you receive the strongest cell signal for the carrier that you're trying to boost.
Connect the included series cable and run into the building to the location where you plan to mount the Fusion5X 2. If you have a lightning protector, connect it to the cable, then connect the jumper cable to the "outside antenna" port of the Fusion5X 2. Then connect the other cable to the "inside antenna" port and run to the location where you plan to mount the inside antenna. If you're using a dome inside antenna, then mount the antenna to a drop or suspended ceiling in the center of the space that needs better signal, or if you're using a panel antenna, mount it to either the ceiling or a wall in the center of the area that needs better signal.
Once the antenna is mounted, connect the cable from the amplifier to the antenna. If you're using multiple inside antennas, then you'll want to run the cable from the amplifier to a splitter, and from each port on the splitter run cables to each antenna location, then mount as previously described. Finally, plug the included power supply into the amplifier and then into a standard wall outlet to start the amplifier and begin boosting signal.
If you're using the outside yagi antenna, it may need to be adjusted so that it is aimed towards the cell tower for your carrier. Best for Large Spaces. Best for Large Spaces Unlike smaller spaces, large spaces, like manufacturing plants, hospitals, warehouses, hotels and apartment buildings, typically require a full site analysis, custom system design and professional installation.
About Professional Design and Installation While most of our signal booster kits are designed to be able to be installed by someone how is fairly handy and provide boosted signal for small to medium size spaces, at some point, the size and complexity of the situation will be too much for a single booster kit with pre-terminated cables to handle.
In order to design such a system, a lot of information is required, including: The existing outside signal strength and quality for all of the major cellular carriers Floorplans or diagram of the building Visual inspection of the existing cable runs, penetrations, and construction materials throughout the space that requires signal Building regulations and applicable codes Geographic or man-made obstructions in the surrounding area This information is used to model and design out a system that will provide the necessary coverage throughout the required space.
Best for Machine to Machine M2M With the increasing popularity of the Internet of Things, cellular connectivity for data to each device is becoming much more important. The Signal 4G comes with a small, magnet mount antenna that you should locate on the top of the device, on a metal surface for the antenna to stick to. Run the attached cable to the location on the device where you plan to locate the M2M amplifier.
Connect the cable to the "outside antenna" port on the M2M amplifier, and then connect the included jumper cable to the other port, then run to the antenna port of the device that needs better signal.
Connect the jumper cable using the SMA-Male connector to the antenna port of the device. You may need to unscrew and remove the existing antenna in order to do this. The Signal 4G will now act as the antenna for the device. Finally, connect the power supply to the amplifier, and then either plug it in to a standard wall outlet, or hardwire to the device, depending on what power supply you purchased. The amplifier should immediately start supplying quality signal to the device.
In this chapter, we'll review the accessories that we recommend you take a look at, including: Already know what you're looking for? Jump ahead to learn more: Oscillation Overload Performance Tips. Troubleshooting While there are many different issues that can arise when boosting cell signal, most fall into one of two buckets: Oscillation Oscillation occurs when the boosted signal that is being broadcast from the inside antenna s reaches the outside antenna and causes a feedback loop, similar to a high pitched sound you hear if you take a microphone too close to an amplified speaker.
Further Reading The following reading will dive further into topics discussed in this guide: How to Boost Signal on your Boat - Everything you need to know about boosting signal on your boat or marine craft. How to Boost Signal in your Mobile Home - Everything you need to know about boosting signal in your mobile home.
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