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Student Choice of Mastery Demonstration

Allowing students to choose how they show mastery of the application of a skill

Overview

Students at Lovett are required to demonstrate mastery of both knowledge and application of a skill. While the knowledge component is rather straightforward (80% on an assessment), students can choose to demonstrate mastery through practical application of a skill, often via a project or presentation. A student, for example, may create a brochure on a foreign country to demonstrate their understanding of informational text. Other methods of mastery demonstration include completion of worksheets or online work, and successful small group discussions.

(This Approach is Illustrative of LEAP's Learner Demonstrated Strategies)