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
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
Welcome to the Innovator Interview Series, where we ask educators to share their insights into changes in teaching and learning. This month, we speak with Jamaal Bowman, founding principal of the Cornerstone Academy for Social Action (CASA) in the Bronx, where 96% of students are black or Hispanic. With Martin
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
Rick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, recently caught up with New Classrooms Co-founder and CEO Joel Rose to talk about personalized learning and accountability systems. Below are a few excerpts from the interview, which you can read in full on EdWeek’s Straight Up blog.
Teachers play vital roles in ensuring all students are met where they are, New Classrooms Co-Founder and CEO Joel Rose told educators last week in Connecticut.
[Pictured above, from left to right: NPS Superintendent Steven Adamowski; The posting of colors and national anthem presented by Brien McMahon High School students;
Some moments change us forever.
I became principal of Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School in 2010. It was a school in trouble. It had one of the highest rates of arrests in the state of any middle school. It was a school where only one in three students was
New Classrooms partners with schools as an education model provider, which brings both challenges and benefits
When we launched New Classrooms as an independent nonprofit organization, some urged us to become a Charter Management Organization (CMO) and run our own schools. We have great respect for the efforts of many
Can We Bring the Magic of Pandora to Personalize Learning for Students?
When I log on to Pandora, the Internet radio service knows to build a playlist of songs with basic rock structures, subtle vocal harmonies, major key tonality, vocal-centric aesthetics and mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation. Over the years,
K-12 education needs a culture of R&D and the infrastructure to support it.
Eric Ries’s brilliant philosophical treatise on why startups succeed in the marketplace — “The Lean Startup” — is often cited by edtech leaders as their north star for building successful companies. Many of Ries’s ideas and concepts