Improving Student Achievement through Mastery Learning

Sunanda Jain, Nasrin. Nasrin.


“Mastery-Learning proposes that all children can learn when provided with the appropriate learning condition in the class-room.” i.e. everyone can learn in the right circumstances, if the educators have enough knowledge and instructional strategy about mastery learning model. The mastery-learning model is suitable for education program for every student in schools. Mastery learning model can be adapted and applied to the program 

In order to realize one of the most important necessities of the life, which is learning, the human being spends most of their time for education-training activities. But every individual being a part of a group is dependent on a single program and an educational management which was chosen for the group by the teacher. However, each student has individual learning abilities, different from other members of the group. At the end of the teaching nearly all of the individuals of that group are expected to be successful. If they are not mastered any given unit, they can repeat it, unless & until they have mastered the material.

 Mastery learning is used in order to advance an individual’s potential for learning. Compared to traditional learning models, sufficient time, attention, and help are afforded to each student. This paper shows that by applying mastery learning as a teaching strategy, students achieve higher learning and better academic performance.  


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