The Building Blocks of a Mastery Based Learning System (Part 2)

In Molly’s third and final post, she shares the rest of the elements that make up her Mastery Based Learning System. If you want to catch up on why[...]
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The Building Blocks of a Mastery Based Learning System (Part 1)

In her first post, Students Drive Their Learning: What Is A Mastery Based Learning System, 4th grade math teacher, Molly Nealeigh shared why she[...]
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Students Drive Their Learning: What Is A Mastery Based Learning System?

Before I develop a mastery based learning system in my classroom, I felt like I could never give my students everything they needed. I ran out of[...]
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How to Use Empathy to Address Plagiarism

This sounds familiar… That was the thought running through my head as I read a sentence in Laura’s* essay on To Kill a Mockingbird. Like, really[...]
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Design Studio Stories: Manassas City Public Schools

History of the Partnership In 2015 the Manassas City Public Schools purchased tablets for high school teachers. Eager to find a partner to support[...]
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The Coach And Teacher Dance

What is the best approach for coaching teachers? Is it better to coach a group or individuals? Is there a difference between virtual coaching and[...]
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Three Factors that Make or Break Instructional Coaching

“Reforms are not self-implementing,” say researchers from The Education Alliance at Brown University. “Nor do they penetrate predictably or[...]
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How Do You Get The Kids To Do The Heavy Lifting?

After Ashlee’s unannounced observation, the administrator said, “I kept looking for a student who wasn’t doing what he was supposed to. I never found[...]
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Using Seesaw to Expand the Walls of the Classroom

I always struggled with trying to find ways to have my kindergarten students transfer their french language skills from the classroom to their homes.[...]
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Using Video to Grow Your Teaching

In comparison to the years spent gaining teacher certification, and the process of classroom observation and evaluation, creating a recording of a[...]
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