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Miller, Sarah; Gildea, Aideen Gildea; Sloan, Seaneen; Thurston, Allen – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
This is a report of a pilot study of the Physically Active Lessons (PAL) programme, which was piloted in five primary schools in Hertfordshire between February and July 2014. PAL involves adapting lesson plans to combine short bursts of physical activity with academic content. The study had two aims: (1) to explore the feasibility of adapting a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Physical Activities
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Biggart, Andy; O'Hare, Liam; Miller, Sarah – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
Tutoring with Alphie is a computer-assisted programme that aims to improve the literacy skills of struggling readers. The programme combines elements of collaborative (or 'cooperative') learning, computer-assisted instruction and small group support. Participating pupils are grouped in pairs and follow a series of activities that seek to improve…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Program Evaluation