Students Self-Assess for Mastery

In the third week of our start of school series for setting up a no-grades classroom, Isaac and I tackle the selection of power standards and building progressions for mastery learning. Isaac shares info about building these progressions in kinder-elementary aged students and I talk secondary. Your students thank you for taking this important step […]

Giving Thanks for a Great Team and Our Partner Schools

At Mastery Portfolio, we believe in being thankful every day of the year, not just on Thanksgiving. However, in the holiday spirit, we took a few minutes to reflect and write down the things we are truly grateful for in 2021.  Constance Borro, CEO  I’m grateful for the schools we serve and everything we are […]

Mastery Portfolio’s, Starr Sackstein on the Dr. Will Show

In this episode of the Dr. Will Show, Dr. Will Deyamport III and Starr Sackstein discuss the importance of shifting the conversation about and practices around how most schools approach grades.  Listen to this podcast to hear Mastery Learning Expert, Starr Sackstein share her knowledge around how and why schools should consider transitioning to asset-based […]

Why Mastery Portfolio?

Shifting away from traditional grading practices is challenging, but that obstacle shouldn’t deter any educator who is interested in doing what is best for all kids. As we move to a different paradigm that tracks learning through progress of priority competencies, we allow students to see their strengths and build on them. In this podcast […]

EdTech Start-up Mastery Portfolio Seeks to Disrupt Traditional Grading System Proving Standards-First Grading is the Future of Education

Mastery Portfolio is growing and continuing our mission to revitalize outdated grading practices putting students progress and achievement first. “Through the standards-first and mastery-focused model championed by the Mastery Portfolio team, the student’s score is not the goal, rather the learning and continuous improvement is the key objective.” Read more using the link below: https://www.wboc.com/story/44335734/edtech-start-up-mastery-portfolio-seeks-to-disrupt-traditional-grading-system-proving-standards-first-grading-is-the-future-of-education

Rebooting the Education System

Episode 68 of the podcast Your Life By Design, hosted by Dr. Sundaras, features Mastery Portfolio’s CEO Constance Borro. In this episode, Rebooting The Education System, Constance shares Mastery Portfolio’s mission to “make the path of learning clear and motivating for kids, teachers, administrators, and parents.” Listen and learn about how Mastery Portfolio began, the […]