5 Ways to DESTROY Intrinsic Motivation in your Students

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning

5 Ways to DESTROY Intrinsic Motivation in Your Students

In this post: Intrinsic motivation is a powerful tool. Intrinsically motivated students are typically more able to overcome challenges Here are a few ways you can destroy intrinsic motivation in your classroom: Not providing students with ownership Not removing fear from your classroom Not being authentic Not building relationships Not focusing on learning Intrinsic motivation is a powerful tool that, … Read More

Progress Monitoring for Mastery Learning

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Competency Based Learning, Innovation, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning, Video

Watch video: Progress monitoring for mastery learning.

 Video Highlights Chad Ostrowski (@chadostrowski) breaks down progress monitoring in a mastery learning classroom. Progress monitoring can be your greatest tool to help manage mastery learning, hold your students accountable, and know what they need and when they need it. There are several ways you can monitor progress in your classroom, including tech and non-tech options. Progress monitoring needs … Read More

4 Ways Guest Blogging Can Help Your Career

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Innovation

4 Ways Guest Blogging Can Help Your Career

Guest blogging is a great way to reflect on your practice and share your ideas to help others. Guest blogging can help grow your network and support innovation. Guest blogging doesn’t need to stress you out. If blogging or reading blogs is something you’re into (I mean you’re here, reading this right?) you probably know how much impact they can … Read More

26: Teach Better – Chad Ostrowski shares his relentless pursuit of Better and why it should be your focus, too.

Teach Better TeamPodcast

Teach Better Team co-founder, and creator of The Grid Method, Chad Ostrowski, chats with us about the relentless pursuit of Better. Chad tells us the story of the worst year of his life and how it changed everything, explains why we thinks we have the best opportunity to create true change in education, and how you can be the best … Read More

Mastery-Based Learning vs. Task-Based Learning

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Competency Based Learning, Innovation, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning, Video

Mastery-Based Learning vs Task-Based Learning (video)

Are you assessing for mastery or task completion? Full transcript below video. Video Transcript Hey guys. Today I want to talk about if you’re assessing for mastery or task completion, and there’s a very big difference between these two things. Lot of times when we assign work we assess for completion of a task. And the problem with this is, … Read More