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
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.
What does it mean to measure student growth? It all depends on what kind of learning growth you’re talking about. At home, parents might use a chart to keep track of how many inches their child grows each year. In schools and in education policy, educators deploy a range of […]
Our Complete Learners blog series on social and emotional learning kicked off last month with a growth mindset guide. The series continues this week with some external resources from around the web to build a deeper understanding about the “soft skills” that go into being a complete learner.
We spend a lot of time thinking about what, when, and how students learn best. But where is just as important. Students participating in Teach to One: Math learn in an environment that is carefully designed to create a positive, inspirational, and fun environment for learning.
[This article was published in collaboration with Next Generation Learning Challenges. It originally appeared on NGLC’s Next Gen Learning in Action EdWeek blog] Super teams are all around us in popular culture these days. Whether it’s the Justice League, The Avengers, or the Golden State Warriors, we’re used to celebrating […]
[This article was published in collaboration with Next Generation Learning Challenges. It originally appeared on NGLC’s Next Gen Learning in Action EdWeek blog] 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 […]
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 teaching. As […]
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. Seating arrangements, […]
From parent engagement and best practices to collaboration and culture-building, here’s a look back at a few highlights from the 2017-2018 school year.