KASAB Model

The KASAB model provides a useful framework for thinking about different kinds of learning. The model identifies five different kinds of changes that occur as a result of learning or some intervention.

Knowledge

is factual information including concepts, principles, information:

  • Knowledge of a lesson design
  • Knowledge of effective strategies
  • Knowledge of test structures

Attitudes

are the beliefs and values of P.D. participants (teachers):

  • Shared vision eg. ‘Literacy is the foundation for success’
  • Belief that ALL students can learn at high levels

Skills

are the capacities we want teachers to acquire:

 

  • Identify data and correlate to students needs
  • Know hot to design pre-, during, and post- learning materials
  • How to effectively implement strategies

Aspirations

are the motivators to act; the desires we want teachers to have:

  • Genuine desire to teach all students
  • Every child will learn to his/her maximum potential

Behaviors

the consistent application of the knowledge and skills that are drive by the attitudes and aspirations:

 

  • Monitoring Students Progress
  • Maximizing use of instructional time

KASAB Model