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,
Slam poet champion. Teacher. Proud defender of Oklahoma BBQ.
Crystal Carter wears a lot of hats, but being a compassionate person comes first in her role as an instructional coach.
Born and raised in Tulsa, Crystal is back in her hometown to support teachers in a trio
New York, NY – Today, New Classrooms, a nonprofit on a mission to personalize education by redesigning how a classroom works, announced two new senior staff members: Michael Watson, vice president of policy and advocacy, and Jason Williams, vice president of district and school partnerships.
We pride ourselves on having good taste (buds). So much so that we curate a list the top lunch places to eat around our Herald Square offices. With literally hundreds of options within a couple of blocks, it’s an indispensable resource for newbies, visitors, or any fearless foodies
Four years ago, I was a few months into a new professional journey when I discovered a Georgia school embarking on an adventure of its own.
After 27 years as a principal, administrator, and classroom teacher, I was now helping schools implement personalized learning models that affected all
Before the first day of school, math directors, teachers, and administrators at Teach to One: Math partner schools spent July and August getting ready. For new schools, there were student orientation calendars that needed to be scheduled, math centers and classroom space to arranged, and culture-building for collaborative
When people think about classroom design, they may imagine costly renovations, shiny new furniture, a fresh splash of paint, or new light bulbs. Cosmetics help, but a lot more goes into the physical space that supports a student-centered learning environment. And it doesn’t have to cost a thing.
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
Getting personalized learning right isn’t just about the technology. A personalized learning environment requires a collaborative and data-driven culture among adults, student-centered instructional practices, and everyone involved must have a growth mindset. We’ll talk about the role of teacher leaders in tying these components together.
Music enthusiast, father and avid runner, are just a few ways to describe New Classrooms’ Travis Larrier, a Director of Growth and Expansion. In his role, Travis works to introduce districts and schools to our flagship program, Teach to One: Math (TTO), in an effort to grow the