Introduction:

Mönsterås aims to develop learners who are engaged in their own learning, who are confident in their own abilities to learn and see mistakes as a learning opportunity. Through focusing on challenge, feedback, dialogue and growth mindset, they are well on their way to achieve their vision.

 

Observable Impact in Mönsterås

  • Challenge is seen as a positive element in 75 % of the classrooms. Students say ‘Easy is boring’

  • The Learning Pit is seen in more than 50% of the classrooms/pre-schools visited, and when asked, kids refer to it as a metaphor for learning.

  • In 66 % of the lessons visited it can be seen that feedback has a positive impact on learning.
  • The amount of classroom dialogue has increased in more than 50% of the visited classrooms and exploratory talk is now developing.

  • Staff are more open and willing to share practice and learn from each other. A shared language of learning is developing across all 17 pre-schools, schools and gymnasium.

The graphs below show the progress Mönsterås have made over the last two years:

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