Category Archives: homework

Using the forgetting curve to set homework

My problem – and I’m sure this isn’t just mine – is that my pupils often forget what I’ve taught them.  I have inherited a Year 10 group which I am pushing hard and I simply cannot afford the time to be re-teaching topics that I’ve taught them already.  This is sort of based on… Read More »

Choosing your homework

Quite a while ago I posted about some homework I’d been trialing involving students choosing the homework they wished to do.  The work was loosely based on Blooms Taxonomy. I’ve decided to revisit this with a low ability year 8 class I am currently teaching. Alongside the work our year 8 scheme dictates, I’m trying… Read More »