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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5 Fundamentals for Effective Teacher Leadership

5 Fundamentals for Effective Teacher Leadership

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. They may have different titles […]

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Meet the Geeks: Travis Larrier

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 number of […]

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Meet the Geeks: Jodi Mastronardi

When Jodi Mastronardi is not traveling the world (her recent trips include Cuba and Germany) or visiting her seven grandchildren, she leads New Classrooms’ Central Program Integration (CPI) team. In this role, Jodi is charged with leading an array of broad organizational initiatives. A big part of this is bringing […]

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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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ESSA Resources to Prepare You for Implementation

ESSA Resources to Prepare You for Implementation

This year the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will start rolling out in districts and schools across the country. Here’s our round-up of white papers, toolkits, blogs, and other resources to help tackle ESSA implementation. ESSA was passed in late 2015 and gave states greater flexibility—and responsibility—on policies from […]

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6 Takeaways from 2018 Spring Home Week

At New Classrooms, our work is a team effort created by a group of talented, diverse individuals whose unique contributions add up to something greater. It’s grounded in the belief that learning is a lifelong pursuit, and it’s driven by an approach that brings the full force of our curiosity,

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