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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.

Available in the UK

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
Contact/ Website www.successforall.org.uk
(Product training provided)

Not available in the UK

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: mevarz@mail.biu.ac.il

Secondary maths

What works in teaching maths?

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