• "The bridge between knowledge and skill is practice. The bridge between skill and Mastery is Time."
    - Jim Bouchard

What is Mastery Learning?

  •  “Mastery learning is a set of teaching and learning strategies based on the premise that all students will achieve a high level of understanding in a given domain if they are given enough time.” 
    -Benjamin Bloom

    In other words…Mastery learning proposes that all children can learn when provided with the appropriate learning conditions in the classroom.

4 Essential Questions of Learning

  • Q1. What is it that we expect students to know and do?

    The curriculum: Power Standards, Standards, Indicators

    Q2. How will we know they have learned it?

    The assessment cycle with rubrics and standards-based grading

    Q3. How will we respond when they do not learn?

    Correctives, interventions, and second chances

    Q4. How will we respond when they already know it?

    Enrichment opportunities