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Saturday, November 29, 2014

This should come as no surprise to any of us. The combination of skills is the way the brain works! Take a look and see what you think. Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief.

Research: Mixed-set assignments may boost test scores
Homework assignments in which students study mixed-sets of skills may help boost student performance on tests, according to a recent study. Students using a mixed-set model were able to solve 72% of the items on a surprise test, while students using a more traditional method -- one in which they studied skills in isolation -- solved 38% of the problems. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (11/23)Bookmark and Share

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