The growing body of research surrounding interleaving has meant that an increasing number of teachers are looking to weave it into their classroom. However, with the expansion of scientific research often comes a number of misconceptions.
Fortunately, we can look to the research to help separate the facts from the fiction. We have summarised the four most common misconceptions on interleaving in this blog to ensure that it is used as effectively as possible to help students learn.
Intelligence has been shown to enhance with education. In fact, an additional year of education can cause an increase of up to 5 IQ points – which might be why it is considered to be the strongest predictor of academic achievement. In turn, educational attainment is associated with many life outcomes: good grades are seen as important when wanting to go into higher education and thus, have a significant influence on an individual’s life.
So, what is the link between intelligence and grades? And how do they influence each other? Here’s what the research says…