Midday Cafe | Oct 15, 2012 | 10:03

Homework Trap

The stress of doing homework often means the exercise can do more harm than good to a student. Dr. Kenneth Goldberg talks about his book The Homework Trap: How To Save the Snity of Parents, Students, and Teachers.

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