Complete Learners: What is a Growth Mindset?

Complete Learners: What is a Growth Mindset?

This primer takes a closer look at student attitudes about learning and failure to explain how and why these underlying beliefs can dramatically shape success. Growth mindset is the belief that thoughtful effort and dedication, not innate ability or talent, is the key to learning. In education, students with a […]

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Case Study: Advancing Student-Centered Learning Models

Case Study: Advancing Student-Centered Learning Models

State education leaders are newly empowered to drive change and advance innovative learning models that support all students. The federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives states greater flexibility—and responsibility—to shape student-centered policies and help schools create great learning environments. As ESSA begins to roll out in 2018-19, we’re excited […]

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New Classrooms Welcomes Two New Members, Shavar Jeffries and Paul Massey, To Its Board of Directors; Philip Uri Treisman joins the nonprofit’s Board of Advisors

New York, NY – Today New Classrooms, a nonprofit on a mission to personalize education by redesigning how a classroom works, announced Shavar Jeffries, national president of Democrats for Education Reform, and Paul Massey, founding partner of B6 Real Estate Advisors, have joined its Board of Directors. The nonprofit is also welcoming […]

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Summer Book List: 8 Recommended Reads From the New Classrooms Team

Summer Book List: 8 Recommended Reads From the New Classrooms Team

With the school year winding down, educators have some time to unwind, refresh, and disconnect. For a lot of us, that means a good book with new ideas and inspiring takeaways. We asked for recommendations from folks around New Classrooms and compiled a list that covers everything from change management and […]

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New Classrooms Selected as a Semifinalist for the 2018 Drucker Prize

New Classrooms Selected as a Semifinalist for the 2018 Drucker Prize

The Drucker Institute announced today that New Classrooms is one of 50 semifinalists for the 2018 Drucker Prize. The semifinalists were culled from over 500 first-round applicants “based on their excellence in demonstrating Peter Drucker’s definition of innovation—change that creates a new dimension of performance,” according to a Drucker Institute […]

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A Story of Perseverance

A Story of Perseverance

Last week, New Classrooms held its third annual Geek Out, a gathering of supporters and advocates for personalized learning. The evening event included a dynamic lineup of speakers, and we’re excited to share some of the highlights. Today’s post features remarks from a fifth-grade student in New Jersey who is […]

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