stephenwatts1
Instructure
Instructure

It's that time of year: A new SEMESTER! The change of term/semester provides unique opportunities to teach new students, continue teaching the same students and utilize Instructure's Learning Platform to accomplish this through assessment and learning content. There are some best practices that will help ensure a smooth transition from one Semester to another for users of both Canvas + Mastery Connect Integration and users of Mastery Connect only

Watch the blog post video here and read below for more information!

 

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stephenwatts1
Instructure
Instructure

Mastery View Predictive Assessment reports can still be accessed through Sharefile, as has been the case in the past. However, these Predictive reports can now also be accessed directly in Mastery Connect as well! Watch the blog post video here and read below for more information!

Key Audiences: District/School Admin, Teachers

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Ginibroadway
Instructure
Instructure

If you are a school district using the Mastery Connect + Canvas integration, you can leverage both simultaneously as a dynamic Learning & Assessment Management System. Doing so provides teachers with easy-to-access student data, to help simplify learning activities directly in your Canvas course. Here are a few best practices to help administrators and teachers leverage the Mastery Connect + Canvas integration so you can continue to focus on what matters most - your students! Watch the blog video here and read below for more information! *Key Audience: Teachers and Administrators  

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StellaHdez
Instructure
Instructure

Using Mastery Connect roles and permissions helps to ensure key staff members are able to access information that supports teachers and students. It is important to note that as job responsibilities change from school year to school year, roles and permissions can always be adjusted based on those changes. Watch the blog video here, check out our Community Guide on Roles and Permissions, and read below for more information!
*Key Audience: Administrators 

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RoryMcCourt
Instructure
Instructure

Leveraging both the mastery tracker, and a variety of reports in Mastery Connect, can provide teachers with invaluable information to help support instructional practices. Putting Mastery Connect into action enables teachers to truly identify levels of understanding, target students for appropriate intervention, and regularly self-evaluate teaching and learning. Watch the blog video here and read below for more information! *Key Audience: Teachers

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CandicePedersen
Instructure
Instructure

Item Banks can be a fantastic resource for creating and delivering formative assessments through Mastery Connect. Questions contain DOK levels similar to what is seen on both state assessments and Mastery View Predictive Assessments. Item Bank assessments also help students to demonstrate their learning and teachers to use real-time data to inform instruction. Watch the blog video here and read below for more information! *Key Audiences: Teachers

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Victoria98
Instructure
Instructure

Mastery cut scores are used to determine where students are performing per standard. It is up to the creator of the Mastery Connect assessment to determine what the cut scores will be for that assessment. It is strongly recommended that you have a consistent approach to mastery scores at the district and school levels. Watch the blog video here and read below for more information!

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stephenwatts1
Instructure
Instructure

Using the Mastery Connect Teaching & Learning and Instructional Leadership checklists help educators focus on what matters most - improving student outcomes. While each school district has unique needs, these checklists represent ways to leverage key areas for using Mastery Connect to its fullest capacity. Watch the blog video here and read below for more information!

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Ginibroadway
Instructure
Instructure

Using Mastery Connect reports to supplement Mastery View Predictive Assessment reports can help teachers to make informed instructional decisions to meet the needs of their students! Doing so provides teachers with great insights into students’ progress towards mastery of the standards, helping to target instruction and interventions in the classroom. Watch the blog video here and read below for more information!

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RoryMcCourt
Instructure
Instructure

Mastery View Predictive Assessments, formerly known as CASE Benchmark Assessments, provide you with district, school, and classroom data enabling you to make highly accurate predictions regarding student progress towards mastery on your state’s assessments. Understanding the design, structure, and function of MVPA reports help you to best leverage the data to support your students! Watch the blog video here and read below for more information!

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Victoria98
Instructure
Instructure

Check out this blog post for some "Tips & Tricks" Admin can use to support teachers for Mastery View Predictive Assessments!

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StellaHdez
Instructure
Instructure

Whether you are delivering a Mastery View Predictive Assessment to students in Mastery Connect or Canvas, it is a relatively straightforward process! Watch the blog video here and read below for more information! 

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Victoria98
Instructure
Instructure

Click here to check out this Mastery View Predictive Assessments Preparation Guide, created by our wonderful CSM Amanda Bradley, for five tips to prepare for MVPAs!

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CandicePedersen
Instructure
Instructure

The Mastery Tracker is the most essential component to using Mastery Connect. However, just having a tracker does not mean it will be used to its fullest potential!  As you come to understand more about the Mastery Tracker and its features, your data-informed discussions can become more comprehensive and helpful for supporting students. Watch the blog video here and read below for more information!

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Victoria98
Instructure
Instructure

Creating a Mastery Tracker in Mastery Connect or Canvas is a relatively straightforward, but particularly important process for using Mastery Connect and delivering Mastery View Predictive Assessments. Watch the blog video here and read below for more information!

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stephenwatts1
Instructure
Instructure

Having a clear and concise communication protocol around Mastery View Predictive Assessments will ensure teachers understand the purpose and power of MVPA and its use with Mastery Connect. Ensuring that several key processes are in place and completed prior to testing will help the delivery and management of MVPA Benchmarks be a smooth and easy process. Watch the blog video here and read below for more information!

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KristinL
Community Team
Community Team

Mastery Connect customers can create Community accounts directly from Mastery Connect! Alternatively, a new Community account can be created simply with an email address.

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kyle_cole
Instructure
Instructure

Recently we began provisioning Mastery Connect with One Roster. For those familiar with One Roster, it is the standard specification for securely sharing class rosters and related data between a student information system (SIS) and any other system. For more information, check our the One Roster website: https://www.imsglobal.org/activity/onerosterlis

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