NEW YORK — New Classrooms, a nonprofit known for redesigning the middle school math experience, is partnering with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to build on the early success of its high school math remediation pilots using the Teach to One: Math learning model. As a result
When you think of Pi Day in school you might think of pie-eating and memorization contests. March and April are busy months for schools, so taking a moment to pause to connect with students and eat some circular cuisine are good opportunities.
Across the country, school districts are reimagining what it means to assess how students learn, demonstrate mastery, and earn credits toward graduation. The shift to personalization has led to a wide variety of implementation practices, but the larger trend is unmistakable: There is an increased
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How significant of a role does mindset play in a student’s ability to learn? New brain research out of Stanford University offers us a reminder of the power of positive thinking in mathematics.
Researchers at Stanford’s School of Medicine explored the cognitive connections between students’ attitudes toward
The New Classrooms team always finds time to ignite their brains by diving into the depths of a new book. Recently, we’ve noticed an increased number of books sitting on the desks of our collaborative workspace – fiction and nonfiction pages, bookmarked with sticky notes, just waiting for the
Welcome back to our interview series, where we ask innovators working in education to share their insights on the future of teaching and learning. Today we’re talking with Chase Nordengren, a research scientist with NWEA, where he directs qualitative and mixed methods research at the intersection of assessment, curriculum and
Recommended Reads is a roundup of interesting news, articles, and insights curated by the team at New Classrooms. February’s roundup focuses on building better tests and meeting kids where they are.
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Jose Almonte knows his way around New Classrooms, inside and out of the office. Jose’s tenure began on one end of office with the unit that handles thousands of personalized Teach to One schedules and lessons every day. Splitting his time in schools, where he worked directly with
Camp Creek Middle School’s Dr. Saundra Dawson is not only a Teach to One Math Director, but she’s also a parent of a child in the program. The dual roles give her a unique perspective into how parents and teachers can work together to support students both at