Maths is a morning subject. Really? | Musings on Education

Across my Twitter feed this morning was the bold claim that “Teaching maths in the morning improves results – TES”, which stems from a press release of the Royal Economic Society which can be found here:

The TES article gives a brief summary of the conference paper, ending with the tantalizing quote “These results…present a low-cost intervention which can lead to an increase in student performance without substantial investments in school inputs.” Which would seem to be the prize for all schools – an intervention that works without much (if any) additional cost. The suggestion being…

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