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Wiggins, Meg; Sawtell, Mary; Jerrim, John – Education Endowment Foundation, 2017
This Learner Response System (LRS) intervention involves the use of electronic handheld devices that allow teachers and pupils to provide immediate feedback during lessons. For example, pupils can respond to a question using the device and responses are immediately visible to the teacher, or they can work through problems on the device at their…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audience Response Systems, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Jerrim, John; Macmillan, Lindsey; Micklewright, John; Sawtell, Mary; Wiggins, Meg – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
Chess in Primary Schools is a whole-school approach to teaching primary school children how to play chess. Children take 30 hours of chess lessons delivered by a tutor who is an experienced chess player, and the school is given the option to set up a chess club as a lunchtime or after-school activity. Chess classes are delivered during the school…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students, Games, Competition
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Jerrim, John; Vignoles, Anna – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
The Mathematics Mastery programme is a whole-school approach to teaching mathematics that aims to raise attainment for all pupils and close the attainment gap between pupils from low income families and their peers. The programme aims to deepen pupils' conceptual understanding of key mathematical concepts. This summary is based on two randomised…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Gap, Low Income Groups
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Vignoles, Anna; Jerrim, John; Cowan, Richard – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
The Mathematics Mastery programme is a whole-school approach to teaching mathematics that aims to raise attainment for all pupils and close the attainment gap between pupils from low income families and their peers. The programme aims to deepen pupils' understanding of key mathematical concepts. This evaluation assessed the impact of Mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Gap, Low Income Groups
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Jerrim, John; Austerberry, Helen; Crisan, Cosette; Ingold, Anne; Morgan, Candia; Pratt, Dave; Smith, Cathy; Wiggins, Meg – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
The Mathematics Mastery programme is a whole-school approach to teaching mathematics that aims to raise attainment for all pupils and close the attainment gap between pupils from low income families and their peers. The programme aims to deepen pupils' conceptual understanding of key mathematical concepts. This clustered Randomised Controlled…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Gap, Low Income Groups