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What is Mastery Learning and How Do You Implement It Effectively?

The CoolCatTeacher

Mastery learning (also called competency-based learning) is being used in some classes and schools. Jon Bergmann, author of the Mastery Learning Handbook talks about how he uses mastery learning in his chemistry and physics classrooms. Jon Bergmann is one of the pioneers of the Flipped Classroom.

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Why Middle Schoolers Thrive in a Self-Paced Classroom


It turns out young adolescents are extremely capable of engaging in self-paced, blended learning. Last summer, we, along with other members of the sixth grade teaching staff at our school, adopted the Modern Classrooms model. In fact, the traditional way of teaching was what wasn’t working for us.

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50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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In the background knowledge-building phase of learning, for example. Or in a “flipped classroom” setting where the “lecture” is designed to be consumed at the student’s own pace (using viewing strategies , for example). “Flipped-class” learning. Rotation blended learning.

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Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech


My teaching experience helped me understand that I didn’t need to buy a blended learning or personalized learning product. I had a process and practice in place, and needed a set of interoperable tools.

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