The Mastery Model in Middle Schools

The mastery model in middle schools is becoming a more widely used instructional approach that has teachers changing their approach and scheduling to allow individual students the ability to only move onto the next lesson when they have mastered the one before it. At...

Keys to Becoming a Master

There are keys to becoming a master of a subject.  “Mastery” implies that teachers have gotten students to master a concept. They have learned everything there is to know about it, and are ready to move on. This definition of mastery doesn’t sit well...