How Competency-Based Accountability Promotes Personalized Learning

Rick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, recently caught up with New Classrooms Co-founder and CEO Joel Rose to talk about personalized learning and accountability systems. Below are a few excerpts from the interview, which you can read in full on EdWeek’s Straight Up blog.

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Collaborative Teaching Models at William P. Gray Elementary School

Collaborative Teaching Models at William P. Gray Elementary School

William P. Gray Elementary School in Chicago is starting its sixth year of Teach to One: Math (TTO). In that time, it has seen three different portals, a range of virtual vendors come and go, and over 2,000 students engaging in Teach to One: Math’s personalized learning model. Amid the

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Joel Rose: ‘Be Fearless’ in Pursuit of Personalized Learning

Joel Rose: ‘Be Fearless’ in Pursuit of Personalized Learning

Teachers play vital roles in ensuring all students are met where they are, New Classrooms Co-Founder and CEO Joel Rose told educators last week in Connecticut.
[Pictured above, from left to right: NPS Superintendent Steven Adamowski; The posting of colors and national anthem presented by Brien McMahon High School students;

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Camp Creek Students Among Fulton County’s “Fastest Growing” in Math

Camp Creek Students Among Fulton County’s “Fastest Growing” in Math

Congratulations are in order for Camp Creek Middle School, which has embraced personalized learning en route to achieving exemplary gains in math. 

Fast growing math scores. CCMS achieved a 94% increase in proficient and distinguished math scores @NewClassrooms https://t.co/fwTAyKGNh1
— Keynun Campbell (@CampCreek_MS) July 22, 2017

Camp Creek,

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In the News: How New Learning Models Are Transforming Education

In the News: How New Learning Models Are Transforming Education

Schools are starting to adopt Teach to One: Math and other personalized learning models to meet students where they are. That’s the conclusion of this month’s front-page feature for The Economist Magazine, The Future of Learning: How Technology is Transforming Education.
The article bounces from Bangladesh to the Bay Area,

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Algebra Foundations for High School

Algebra Foundations for High School

The Algebra Challenge
High schools across the country struggle with incoming freshman who aren’t ready for the rigors of algebra. Achieving algebra proficiency is a critical baseline. It enables students to go on to master geometry and Algebra II coursework as well as higher level high school math. Being unprepared

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Deeper Learning Through Multiple Modalities

Deeper Learning Through Multiple Modalities

Anyone who’s tried to master a complicated task—such as preparing the perfect coq a vin to impress your dinner guests—knows there’s a disconnect between instruction and execution. You could have the greatest cookbook in the world, but conquering a difficult new recipe means trying, failing, changing your approach, and trying

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