Removing the Limits on Learning

Kristen NanBlog, Innovation, Mastery Learning

Removing The Limits On Learning

Guest post by: Kristen Nan I was in conversation the other day when someone mentioned to me that the sky’s the limit for my child’s learning.  I immediately gasped… felt a bit sick to be honest. Obviously my perception was different than theirs as they stood smiling while I looked like I needed the closest restroom.  Why on earth do … Read More

Twitter Chats and Cocktail Parties

Rae Hughart#MasteryChat Recap, Blog, Innovation, Start Here, Technology

Twitter Chats and Cocktail Parties

Twitter chats continue to foster opportunities for educators to collaborate and share innovative ideas and inspiration. However, may teachers still voice their fear of twitter! We often hear, “It goes so fast!” or “I just don’t understand what is going on!” So, let’s clear the air! Have you ever been to a cocktail party? Imagine yourself in a hotel conference … Read More

Retakes in the Classroom: How to Make Them Work (video)

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Competency Based Learning, Innovation, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning, Standards-Based Grading, Video

Retakes In The Classroom - How to Make Them Work (video)

 Hey guys! It’s Rae and we’re talking retakes. Now I have already done a video blog about why retakes are valuable for you to try, however, the most common question I get is, “How do you make them manageable?” I’ve been lucky enough, I’ve implemented retakes in my classroom probably about five or six different ways, and I changed … Read More

Mastery Learning: The Basics

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Competency Based Learning, Innovation, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning

Mastery Learning The Basics

Mastery Learning Doesn’t Have to be scary. A lot of times when I talk about Mastery Learning with teachers, I can see them slowly start back away and sometimes even getting noticeably scared. I’ll be honest, it can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. Giving up control, managing a self-paced classroom, and transitioning to Mastery Learning can be … Read More