ABUS Spotlight – Weems Elementary School

[vc_row][vc_column][gem_divider margin_bottom=”16″ class_name=”16″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Weems Elementary School Manassas City Public Schools Manassas, Virginia Grades: PK – 4 2015 America’s Best Urban Schools Award Winner [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”31769″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_outline”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Weems Elementary School serves over 700 students in grades pre-Kindergarten through fourth grade. Students at Weems Elementary School take ownership of their learning, setting […]

Focusing on Mastery Pt. 3 – Depth of Understanding

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1509477617117{padding-top: -100px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text] Focusing on Mastery Pt. 3 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Depth of Understanding [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Mastery implies more than the acquisition of surface-level knowledge. When a student achieves mastery, he or she retains the newly acquired knowledge or skill long after instruction has ended and is capable of applying it in new or more complex situations. […]

Leadership Moves…Adopting a Focus on Mastery

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1509477617117{padding-top: -100px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text] Leadership Moves… [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Adopting a Focus on Mastery [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] To foster a school environment where teaching and learning lead to excellent and equitable academic outcomes, school personnel must believe that students possess the ability to master rigorous content.  School personnel must also believe that they have the capacity to enable all […]