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Welcome to the Brighter Thinking Pod from Cambridge University Press - Education. We provide a place where international education enthusiasts from all backgrounds can come together to discuss the challenges faced by teachers in a modern classroom and discover new teaching ideas. 

Our panels consist of teachers, authors, key subject figures and more. If you'd like to get involved, follow us on Twitter @CUPeducation and send in your show suggestions!

Apr 8, 2021

How much homework should we expect children to do? What makes impactful homework? What is the link between homework and stress? Should we still expect children to do homework? All this and more in episode 18!

Our host this week is Senior Marketing Executive, Tamsin Hart. Her guests are Cathy Vatterott, Professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Author of Rethinking Homework. And Michael Chiles, Geography Teacher, Examiner and School Leader, as well as author of several assessment and feedback books.


Show notes

Cathy Vatterott, The Homework Lady  

Cathy Vatterott: Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs   

Cathy Vatterott: The Teens are not Alright 

Michael Chiles - Twitter  

Michael Chiles: The CRAFT of Assessment 

Michael Chiles: The Feedback Pendulum: A manifesto for enhancing feedback in education