Mastery Learning involves students displaying their understanding of content in multiple ways (not just through paper and pen tests) and at a 80% understanding or higher.
If students fail to reach the minimum mark they will continue to work the material, using alternative methods, until they reach the Mastery Level.
It works like this...
- Our highly trained teachers will instruct a portion of the a unit.
- Student understanding is evaluated through a variety of methods.
- If the student reaches the target of 80% understanding or higher they can move on to new content.
- If not, they will re-engage with the content in an alternative manner and attempt to reach the 80% target.
The video below gives a great interpretation of the philosophy behind Mastery Learning.