Maturing in Math Class

Maturing in Math Class

Roosevelt Middle School student finds her smile
Irina Tamayo spent most of sixth grade with what she describes as “a mean face.”
She started each day at Roosevelt Middle School in Oakland with math. First period was hard. She often felt behind in math. It was a frustrating start

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An Opportunity to Collaborate

An Opportunity to Collaborate

Math Director Danielle Doyle shares how Teach to One: Math has improved relationships and collaboration amongst teachers and students.
In an Elizabeth, NJ middle school, a lively discussion is happening. Voices are flying over the desks with enthusiasm about a math lesson. This is exactly what we want to

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New Classrooms’ Interactive Math Learning Model Expands To 10 States

New Classrooms’ Interactive Math Learning Model Expands To 10 States

Number of schools using Teach to One: Math grows over 40 percent
NEW YORK – New Classrooms, a national nonprofit on a mission to personalize education by redesigning how a classroom works, is announcing its first school-based learning model, Teach to One: Math (TTO), will be used by approximately 13,000

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What We’re Reading: News Update

What We’re Reading: News Update

We will regularly post some of the news we have been reading that is relevant to our mission in personalized learning, education technology, social justice and equity, and funding in education.
New Classrooms and Teach to One: Math in the News
What Machine Learning and Draymond Green Have To Do

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A Turnaround Story From a Teach to One: Math Partner School

A Turnaround Story From a Teach to One: Math Partner School

The following speech was presented by Dr. Alison Burdick, Principal of Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School in New London, CT, at New Classrooms’ 1st Annual Geek Out Breakfast on April 21, 2016. Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School became a New Classrooms’ partnership school in the 2015-16 school year. The

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Lessons Learned on Evaluating Innovative School Models

Lessons Learned on Evaluating Innovative School Models

There’s nothing that has animated our work more over the last five years than designing a model that can reliably deliver measurable learning gains for kids.
The most recent independent evaluation from Professor Douglas Ready at Teachers College, Columbia University showed that students across all partnership schools, on average, made

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Teach to One: Math Expands to Serve More Than 10,000 Students in 28 Schools

Teach to One: Math Expands to Serve More Than 10,000 Students in 28 Schools

Earlier this year, The New York Times wrote that Teach to One: Math is “perhaps the most comprehensive attempt yet to personalize math.” Today we’re excited to announce that more than 10,000 students at 28 district and charter schools will get just that: a completely personalized, world-class education tailored

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The Role of Learning Progressions in Competency-Based Pathways

The Role of Learning Progressions in Competency-Based Pathways

A new report seeks to inform educators and policymakers about the latest research around competency-based pathways and learning progressions.
A new report from Achieve, a national organization leading the push for all students to be college and career ready, seeks to inform educators and policymakers about the latest research around

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A Student’s Day in Teach to One: Math

A Student’s Day in Teach to One: Math

There’s nothing typical about teaching and learning in the reimagined classroom.
For students in traditional classrooms across the country (and around the globe), the school day can look very similar. Whether in Calgary, Mexico City, or Washington, DC, students shuffle through hallways towards their next class, where they sit in

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