Focusing on Mastery Pt. 4 – Engaging every student in the learning process

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1509477617117{padding-top: -100px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text] Focusing on Mastery Pt. 4 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Engaging every student in the learning process [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Teachers in the high-performing urban schools we studied were not content to see a few or several students master the content they attempted to teach. Rather, they planned and delivered instruction aimed at increasing the likelihood that […]

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 […]