Revise with self-quizzing books for every pupil across all subjects
What should teachers do about homework? And what should pupils do about revision?
Homework and its Discontents
Homework is a tough ask for pupils and teachers. Pupils have five hours of lessons, then more hours of work loaded into their evenings. Teachers teach 20 lessons a week, then have to set, explain, check, collect, mark, track, sanction, and chase homework.
Revision and its Discontents
Revision is often crammed into a few weeks from Easter in Year 11, and rarely coordinated across the school. Each teacher thinks that their own subject is most important, and expects pupils to do some ‘20-25 minutes a night’, mostly uncoordinated with other subjects.
The science of memory
When I read Make It Stick, 11 cognitive psychologists’ applied scientific research, this insight struck me:
What would that look like across a whole…
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