The application of spacing and interleaving approaches in the classroom

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Interleving refers to the benefits of sequencing learning tasks so that similar items - two examples of the same concept, say - are interspersed with different types of itemss rather than being consecutive. This results in a more variable and challenging task but is associated with benerits in terms of memory and transfer, which to apply to conecpt learning as well as other domains. (Kang, 2016).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-26
Number of pages4
JournalImpact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2018


  • interleving
  • classroom tasks
  • learning strategies

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