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Precision Teaching: Measuring and attaining exemplary academic achievement.
How do students, teachers, or parents know when they've successfully mastered a skill or body of knowledge? The lack of adequate mastery criteria for most curriculum objectives is a primary cause of educational failure today.
Youth Policy: Precision Teaching: Measuring and Attaining Exemplary Academic Achievement, Vol. 10(7)
How do students know when they've successfully mastered a skill or body of knowledge? How do their teachers or parents know? Alternatively, how do students and teachers decide when to change their approach to achieve a particular learning outcome because the current method is not working? As basic and objective as these questions seem, educators generally have not done a good job in providing answers. Moreover, the lack of adequate mastery criteria for most curriculum objectives is a primary cause of educational failure today.
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