Listen: Dr. Janine Bempechat Talks Homework on Science for the Rest of Us Podcast

Dr. Janine Bempechat, clinical professor in BU Wheelock’s applied human development program, joined Alex McKiernan’s Science For the Rest of Us podcast this past week to talk about her research into homework and learning.

In the episode, Dr. Bempechat discusses who homework helps and if we should we should make our kids do it. This conversation builds on Dr. Bempechat’s research interest in examining ways in which the contemporary debate about homework is influencing teacher preparation, parent and student beliefs, and district and school policies.

Listen to the full episode on the embedded player, above, or via Science For the Rest of Us on Stitcher.