“Spiral” Curriculum or Method – A Definition

The “spiral” curriculum is a comprehensive programme ensuring continual revision and progression through small and logical steps but with key aims of mastery each year. Rather than simply reviewing the same material until all pupils have it memorised, this spiral process allows for continual development to challenge the most able learners, while also continuing to revisit earlier areas of knowledge for those who may struggle with maths.

 

Source: Exploring different approaches to teaching Math, Guardian article

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