Series Overview The Grid Method is an instructional framework designed to meet the needs of each learner in every classroom. You can start implementing this method for mastery learning at any point during the school year! The Grid Method FAQ Series includes posts about everything you need to get started with implementing The Grid, including commonly asked questions by members … Read More
What Is the Grid Method?
TL;DR: The Grid Method is an instructional framework that meets the needs of all learners in every classroom. Grids should be aligned with standards, tiered to meet student needs, and create cohesive and engaging learning experiences. Teachers monitor student progress for interventions, to form small groups, for reteaching, and to provide real-time feedback. A Simple Goal After seeing The Grid … Read More
How can I implement the Grid virtually?
TL;DR: Implement the Grid virtually by creating a daily routine, setting expectations, making the Grid easily accessible, keeping it simple, using videos, keeping yourself organized, assessing students in a variety of ways, and communicating with stakeholders often. Adjusting to a new learning structure can take time for you and your students. Give yourself grace as you and your students adapt … Read More
How do you structure class while using the Grid?
TL;DR: Structuring class time while using The Grid Method involves incorporating a warm-up and time for goal setting, a mini-lesson, conferencing, wrap-up, and reflection. Tasks assigned to students should be relevant, meaningful, and allow them to take ownership of their learning. For folks new to The Grid Method, one of the things they struggle with most is trying to understand … Read More
How do I monitor student progress?
TL;DR: When implementing a Grid, it is important to have a plan to monitor student progress. There are many ways to utilize your progress monitor, including creating small groups, planning intervention, identifying gaps or areas for growth, peer-to-peer tutoring, targeted questioning, or planning instruction. Prepare to monitor student progress by building the right culture and enhancing your progress monitor. “Knowing … Read More
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