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Interleaving is where you revise more than one topic in a study session.

This strategy is particularly useful if you’re studying something that involves problem solving - like math or physics - interleaving can help you choose the correct strategy to solve a problem.

Interleaving can also help you to see the links, similarities, and differences between ideas.

When we say interleaving we mean...

  1. Switch between topics or subjects in the session. 
  2. Review topics in different orders. When reviewing, change the order of the topics you cover each time. Revise in short bursts over a longer periods of time.
  3. Make links. Try to make links between the ideas in each of the topics. These connections will add sophistication to your responses.

Interleaving can look like...

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