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COVID-19 Quick View: Remote Learning Guidance & Resources

Mastery Charter Schools: Vision for Personalized, Blended, and Culturally Responsive Teaching

As it started a design process to improve teaching and learning, Mastery Charter Schools first described their ideal future for teaching and learning for students with a special focus on the most marginalized. They envisioned confident, independent learners supported with personalized, blended, and culturally responsive teaching and authentic relationships with adults. This vision motivated the team and anchored the design work. The emphasis on personalized and culturally responsive support for students grounded the team in a shared vision for equity. Discussion of what it would take to enable personalization and blended learning helped the team start to align on a vision for resiliency in the network.

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Activity: Build a Shared Commitment to Change

When designing change, teams should start with a clear definition of and commitment to why change is necessary.

Activity: Identity Reflection Through Noticing

When in a position to design change, team members reflect on what each individual brings to the process (talents, values, experiences,...

Hybrid and In-Person Re-Entry Resources

Learn about ways to ensure students and educators alike can feel supported and safe when re-entering classrooms.