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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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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Personalized Learning Can Engage and Propel High Achievers

Personalized Learning Can Engage and Propel High Achievers

Unleashing high achievers’ motivation and passion for learning with personalized learning.
While the rhetoric of personalized learning often focuses on the needs of helping students fill pre-grade-level gaps in knowledge, tailoring instruction to students’ unique needs also means unleashing high achieving students. In traditional classrooms, teachers are often assigned a

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Teaching in the Reimagined Classroom

How Teach to One is helping educators personalize learning and increase student motivation.
When Aaron Kaswell first began teaching seven years ago, he immediately recognized the magnitude of the challenge facing him. His school-issued textbooks were written for sixth grade children and he possessed an in-depth knowledge of the middle

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