The performance of a school is all about the strength of leadership, understanding where you are and where you want to go. Socratess by InfoMentor, built on deep pedagogical foundation and research, is a school self-evaluation tool that facilitates becoming proficient in Mastery Learning.
It gives school leaders insight and clear direction on choices and decisions that need to be considered in order to successfully implement a mastery-based learning system and accelerate school progress.
What is Mastery Learning?
Mastery Learning is the major focus in education today. It involves teaching in greater depth, as opposed to racing through the content leading to some pupils having large gaps in subject knowledge. It breaks the curriculum into units of learning, with clearly specified objectives, which are taught in a series of sequential steps until the pupils achieve them. It acknowledges the fact that all pupils are different and learn at different rates.
Those who do not reach the required level are provided with additional support and guidance. Learning is personalised by being taken at a pace and in greater depth. This ensures that no pupil is left behind, as well as providing deeper and richer experiences for pupils who are above the national expectation for their age.
How Socratess works
Socratess by InfoMentor looks into the following parameters:
- Curriculum management and defining competencies.
- Teacher productivity & motivation.
- Learning environments.
- Pupils' attitude to learning.
- Formative assessment application.
- Learning analytics for insight and leadership.
By answering a series of questions for each parameter, you can determine your school’s current position in each of these areas. Once completed, you can move on to formulating your future school objectives. Using Socratess will help you to develop a clear and accurate strategy on how to reach those objectives.
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