Ask a teacher, “How do you know your students can add fractions?” Ask a project manager, “How do you know if team members are...
By Scott Ellis. Today, through technology, tools, and expertise, we have the ability to scale mastery learning at a national level. The question is: will we choose to do it?
By: Scott EllisTo implement mastery learning and enable students to move forward at their own pace as they master content, five elements must be...
By Scott Ellis. With learning objectives that are specific, clear and demonstrable and with mastery thresholds that are clearly defined, determining approaches for students to demonstrate mastery is a relatively straightforward two-step process.
By: Scott Ellis. Learning objectives and mastery thresholds are the starting point for mastery learning and the skeleton that organizes the content for learning and assessment. This post shares examples of MasteryTrack's collaboration with particular schools and networks to create mastery thresholds associated with specific learning objectives in multiple content areas.
By: Scott Ellis. A sound mastery dashboard is a key element of mastery learning. These five dashboard design tips can help you display and organize your data.
By Scott Ellis. Enabling teachers to analyze data to improve student learning is a priority in competency-based learning. Instead of spending the majority of their time gathering, editing, and re-formatting data, teachers have much more time to analyze the data and use their skills to create better forecasts.
By: Scott Ellis. MasteryTrack has been implemented in a wide range of subjects. These mini case studies show the 5 elements of mastery learning in action.
By: Scott Ellis. Mastery learning offers the potential to provide this incredibly valuable data at scale and in real-time so it can be used by educators in their efforts to continuously improve their ability to support students.
The education of today is adapting in order to enable learners to meet the future of tomorrow. Mastery learning is a combination of student-centered learning objectives and thresholds supported with strategies that can create powerful, replicable results and provides a plan to meet future education needs.
As a culmination of our mastery learning series, we have compiled a Smart Bundle that documents the necessary steps to making these mastery systems measurable, effective and scalable.