Tagged: progress

How has the introduction of department-wide interleaving affected students’ rates of learning?

Two years ago we took the decision to introduce department-wide interleaving (and spaced practice) through the introduction of Numeracy Ninjas, weekly skill quizzes (on a mixture of topics) and delayed end-of-unit testing. This was in response to our learning about Desirable Difficulties and the impact university laboratory studies had shown these can have on learning. For more information about Desirable...

Interventions That Work- Sutton Trust EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit

I have been doing a lot of reading recently to find out what academic educational research studies can tell us about which interventions are effective for improving pupil progress. There is plenty of research out there, but it is difficult to collate all the information into practical advice for subject leaders. Fortunately The Education Endowment Foundation have done just that...