09 Mar Forbes on MYSA Mastery-based Education
Do you remember boring lectures from teachers, watching the clock tick like sand through an hourglass? These lecture style lessons are fading fast as teachers, parents and stakeholders understand that there’s an app to solve your math problem and there’s an essay available online to copy and paste about your literature assignment. The future of education is focused on students, problem-solving and creative thinking.
Student-centered education reform is given much lip service in the 21st century but breaking traditional teacher-centric classrooms is a challenge. We continue to empower students’ ownership in their educational journey and inspire curiosity through place-based learning and customized learning menus at MYSA.
To better understand this landscape, an insightful article about educational reform focuses on the student, and how students learn at different rates and at different times, from our Head of School. This mastery-based approach to measuring academic achievement is at the heart of individualized curriculum at MYSA school and many other schools paving the way for the future of global education. Read more about the success stories in public, private schools from Forbes here.