The trouble with homework
Broadcast: Midmorning, 10/31/2011, 9:06 a.m.
Writer Annie Murphy Paul says that people should not get caught up with the quantity of homework students are getting, but rather the quality of the assignments. We talk about homework and the science of learning.
- Annie Murphy Paul: author of "Origins" and is at work on a new book about the science of learning.
- Harris Cooper: professor of neuroscience and psychology at Duke University. He specializes in research synthesis and the application of social and developmental psychology to educational policy issues.