Lessons from Cognitive Science: Interleaving by La Salle Education

Lessons from Cognitive Science: Interleaving


Interleaving is something that has long been used by teachers of mathematics but why? In this course we examine what interleaving is and is not, look at maths specific research and formulate a hypothetical situation of how interleaving can be used as part of every learning episode.

What's included?

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Contents

What is Interleaving?
10 mins
The evidence for interleaving
12 mins
Designing an Interleaved Task
Student Instruction Should Be Distributed Over Long Time Periods (Rohrer, 2015)
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Interleaved Practice Improves Learning (Rohrer et al., 2014)
262 KB
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Interleaved Mathematics Practice (Rohrer et al., 2020)
538 KB
Robert Bjork - The Benefits of Interleaving Practice
Interleaved Mathematics Practice (Rohrer et al., 2017)
1.11 MB
Avoidance of overlearning characterises the spacing effect (Rohrer, 2009)
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The benefit of interleaved mathematics practice is not limited to superficially similar kinds of problems (Rohrer et al., 2014)
378 KB
Robert Bjork - Spacing Improves Long-term Retention
Considerations
13 mins
Designing an Interleaved Task - Revisited
Interleaving and Spacing Blog
Interleaving Tasks

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