Top-rated programmes

Secondary maths

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What works in teaching maths?

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Strong Evidence of Effectiveness

At least two large studies, of which at least one is a randomised or randomised quasi-experimental study, or multiple smaller studies, with an effect size of at least +0.20.

Student Teams-Achievement Divisions (STAD)
Structured co-operative learning programme in which pupils work in four-member teams.
Type IP-Co-operative Learning Available in UK Yes
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Developed in Israel, IMPROVE is an approach to maths that combines co-operative learning, metacognitive instruction and mastery learning.
Type IP-Co-operative Learning Available in UK No
Contact/ Website Israeli contact: