On September 24, New Classrooms released its report, “The Iceberg Problem: How Assessment and Accountability Policies Cause Learning Gaps in Math to Persist Below the Surface…and What to Do About It.” It examines the issue of unfinished learning in middle
Partner schools are launching Teach to One: Math (TTO) across the country, from Charlotte to Miami to Chicago to Phoenix and Texas. Last month, events kicked off with orientations in Ector County Independent School District, where educators in three middle schools met for day-long teacher
The words ‘personalized learning’ often bring up images of students on computers taught by virtual teachers and online assignments. But personalized learning means different things to different people, and there is a spectrum of solutions under this umbrella. At New Classrooms, we consider Teach to One: Math (TTO) at one
Summer break is upon us which means educators everywhere will have an opportunity for a brief change of pace from their school year schedule. This also means there will (hopefully) be some time to relax and enjoy doing things you love. Our team at New Classrooms has put another list […]
[This article originally appeared on EdWeek’s Next Gen in Learning blog]
Making the shift to a student-centered learning model means that schools are reimagining every aspect about how individual students learn. A big part of that change is finding more time for common planning for teachers within a school’s master
Congratulations to Teach to One: Math partner school Mesa Alta Junior High School, whose students made significant math gains last year. According to the Farmington Daily Times, Mesa Alta, part of the Bloomfield School District, algebra I students improved from 20% proficiency on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for
May is Teacher Appreciation Month and next week (May 6-10) is Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s a chance to celebrate and recognize the role that educators play in the lives of their students and we’re excited to recognize some of the incredible Teach to One teacher teams that personalize instruction for
When Regina Diaz struggles to learn a new math skill in SLAM North Miami’s Teach to One program, she’s the first to admit her first reaction isn’t always a positive one.
“When I’m struggling to learn something I feel frustrated because I don’t get it,” says Diaz, a sixth
What do OrangeTheory Fitness and Teach to One: Math—New Classrooms’ personalized learning model—have in common when it comes to personalized instruction? In an insightful new article by Mike Petrilli, both OrangeTheory and New Classrooms are equivalent analogies in their respective work to improve the workout/learning experience. Specifically, both models are
Performance-based math tasks in Teach to One: Math ensure that students apply their knowledge to solve problems using real-world scenarios. Integrated over multiple sessions, TTO’s math tasks are designed to dive into the conceptual, procedural, and applied understanding of multiple mathematical skills, and to explore the connections between these skills.