Meet the Geeks: Rachael Uggla, the Operational Glue Behind Teach to One

Rachael Uggla, a former high school teacher,  is a familiar name around New Classrooms. For many, seeing her name appear in their inboxes each week is the operational glue that connects employees across the country. As Deputy Director of Site Operations, Rachael brings to the job a killer combination of

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Four Personalized Learning Ideas to Inspire Educators This Year

With a new year comes reflection, resolution, and fresh starts. Looking for strategies to inspire? As you ring in the second “start” of the school year, check out these personalized learning ideas for mixing up your classroom routine, boosting parent engagement, mastering a new technology, and more!
1. New Year, New

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Meet the Geeks: Holidays at New Classrooms

Winter can be dreadfully cold, but that doesn’t keep the New Classrooms team from warming things up for the holidays!
We kicked off the holiday season by hosting the cutest members of the New Classrooms family in our New York offices in December. Team members brought in their children to

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The Teacher’s Role in Independent Learning

The Teacher’s Role in Independent Learning

This article was originally published on EdWeek’s Next Generation Learning in Action Blog. 
What do you think of when you hear independent learning?
Many people imagine students on laptops. But when integrated with a holistic personalized learning model that includes multiple learning modalities, it can be much more than

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Recommended Reads: The Harrowing ‘Jenga’ of Lost Student Skills 

Recommended Reads is a roundup of interesting news, articles, and insights curated by the team at New Classrooms. Sign up to receive these straight to your inbox each month. 
4 Tools to Help Kids Develop Empathy and Cultural Humility
Check out these picks to help kids reflect on their own views and

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Teacher as Director: Four Questions to Promote Small Group Collaboration

Teacher as Director: Four Questions to Promote Small Group Collaboration

This article was originally published on EdWeek’s Next Generation Learning in Action Blog.
Poke your head into any school around the country and you are likely to see students working in small groups. Why do educators see small group collaboration as a model to facilitate learning?
Small groups help

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Innovator Interviews: Four Questions for Principal Albert Sackey

Innovator Interviews: Four Questions for Principal Albert Sackey

Welcome to the Innovator Interview Series, where we ask educators to share their insights on the future of teaching and learning. In the inaugural interview, we speak to Dr. Albert Sackey, the principal of Nathan Hale Middle School in the Norwalk Public Schools district. Sackey was named Connecticut Association of

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Meet the Geeks: New Classrooms Fall 2017 Home Week

Meet the Geeks: New Classrooms Fall 2017 Home Week

At New Classrooms, the end of October isn’t just about dressing up in costumes for Halloween. Another cherished tradition is Home Week, a two-day, all-team conference that brings staff together from across the country.
During Home Week, our team participates in an engaging lineup of events, including interactive sessions, panel

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