Tagged: Mastery

Putting ‘mastery’ into practice: impact videos from the MathsHubs’ Secondary Mastery Specialists programme

In the school year 2016-17, all Maths Hubs participated in a national project to start exploring teaching for mastery approaches in secondary schools. Between two and four teachers from secondary schools in each Maths Hub took part in a programme, with three residentials over the course of the year, developmental work back at school, and ongoing communication and discussion in...

Experiments in mastery… rigour is a vital component…

Define a mastery approach to teaching maths. That’s a tough task. Whilst there are many elements that could be debated, I hope we’d all agree that rigour is a fundamental component. In our maths dept at Wyvern College, we’ve started focussing recently on understanding strategies and approaches to incorporate high levels of rigour into our resources. We’re still in the...

In search of mastery- lesson study in multiplying fractions

The focus on planning for students to have ‘mastery’ in their learning is much discussed at present. The term ‘mastery’ is somewhat vague and I have read many contrasting attempts by others at defining it. I will not attempt a definition; personally, I am still on the ascent in my understanding of this idea and cannot survey the landscape fully...