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Mastery science online preview 1

Fully interactive online modules to help students master key concepts and skills in year 7 and 8. Based on the successful 'Complete Mastery' programme. Summer term modules available from 27 March - see below.

Mastery Science Online offers:

An ideal solution for home learning
A systematic approach to acquire, apply and analyse knowledge (AO1,2 and 3)
2-3 hours self-study per module
Engaging, interactive student experience
Crystal-clear visual explanations with narration
Short quizzes after each knowledge item
Diagnostic quizzes, and optional teacher-marked assignments
Differentiated with extension activities
Easy sign-up for students using the school code provided
Weekly reports to the school on student progress
Completion certificates for students

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Mastery science online preview 1

  1. 1. • An online version of Complete Mastery • Simple to use, interactive and engaging for students • Variety of learning activities and assessments • Reports of student achievement • Delivered through any web browser Mastery learning - online
  2. 2. Modules for Year 7 and 8 • Each module teaches a Key Concept from Blueprint (5-year curriculum) • Based on the successful 'Complete Mastery' programme • 2-3 hours self-study per module
  3. 3. Publishing schedule • Modules published weekly from 27 March
  4. 4. Motivating student experience • Interactive and engaging • Crystal-clear visual explanations with narration • Step by step support for conceptual learning, skills and reasoning • Immediate feedback • Independent learning that develops confidence and self-belief • Certificate at the end of the module to show achievement
  5. 5. Variety of task types • Engagement right from the beginning with a scenario and question which drives the course • Explore tasks – real investigations that can be done at home • Videos, images and animations • Interactivity after each knowledge item with challenge, response and feedback • Variety of assessment styles
  6. 6. Voice narrated slides • Visual slides go step by step through ideas and examples • Reduced text, accessible for all students
  7. 7. Extension activities • Each module has an extension section with more advanced material, and suggestions to explore more online.
  8. 8. Activate prerequisite concepts and repair faulty knowledge Build a well-organised schema around the key concept Strategies to use the schema in unfamiliar situations Check understanding and application of key concept Each module has 5 learning stages
  9. 9. Activate
  10. 10. Self-assessed assignments Student downloads sheet. Writes answer. Uploads to complete assignment. They then get access to a ‘model answer’ to self-assess. Optionally can send it to school’s learning platform/email if teacher wants to grade. ü Activates prior knowledge ü Identifies and corrects knowledge gaps and misconceptions
  11. 11. Acquire
  12. 12. Learn knowledge and skills for AO1 What conclusion can you draw? • Each module consists of mini- lessons • Each mini-lesson teaches one item of scientific knowledge or skill (from Blueprint planner • Visual slides go through ideas and examples step by step • Skills are embedded into each concept • Frequent questioning for self- assessment of understanding
  13. 13. Questions to check understanding • Students can be independent learners getting instant feedback on their recall and understanding of each knowledge item • Questions are designed to check for misconceptions • A variety of styles, with answers and feedback
  14. 14. Real science investigations at home • Each Acquire lesson includes a ’hands-on’ task, such as a simulation, or simple experiment to be done at home with readily available equipment
  15. 15. Apply
  16. 16. Problem-solving for AO2 • Narrated worked example to model an expert’s thinking process • Demonstration of how to use a 3- step process for successfully solving unfamiliar questions (detect, recall, solve). • ‘Your turn’ questions for the students to try.
  17. 17. Analyse
  18. 18. Challenging tasks for AO3 • Scaffold sheet for guidance using 3 step process plus hints • Marking guide • One Analyse task per module, which acts as an extension task
  19. 19. Assess
  20. 20. Assessment • Activate tasks check prior ideas at the start of a module, with feedback • Assess quizzes check understanding after, and reveal gaps and misconceptions, with feedback • ‘My learning' checklist helps students review whether they understand each science idea and report on progress
  21. 21. Diagnostic quizzes to test AO1/2 understanding Student completes multiple- choice quiz. Their answers are auto-marked.
  22. 22. Meaningful feedback Students get feedback on their answers and compare these to the correct answer to identify gaps and misconceptions. There are suggestions for how they can 'rethink' their learning.
  23. 23. Monitoring • Each school gets a weekly report • It tells you whether each student has completed the module and their % on the diagnostic quiz. • Students receive a certificate on completion
  24. 24. Questions? See FAQs on the website

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