Cognitive Load Theory includes compound and simple effects that can be used to improve the quality of teaching and hence learning. Five higher order compound effects alter the characteristics of other simple cognitive load effects.Continue reading
Throughout my career, teaching to the middle meant focussing, unintentionally or as a means of survival, on the needs of those pupils whose attainment was at or around the mode for the class. Pupils whose attainment was higher or lower tended to be less well catered for.
This is the second part of a post; the first part is: Cognitive Load Theory Updated; 20 Years On – Our Cognitive Architecture (with a downloadable resource by Oliver Caviglioli – see below). Continue reading