On September 24, New Classrooms released its report, “The Iceberg Problem: How Assessment and Accountability Policies Cause Learning Gaps in Math to Persist Below the Surface…and What to Do About It.” It examines the issue of unfinished learning in middle
Congratulations to Teach to One: Math partner school Mesa Alta Junior High School, whose students made significant math gains last year. According to the Farmington Daily Times, Mesa Alta, part of the Bloomfield School District, algebra I students improved from 20% proficiency on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for
[This article was published in collaboration with Next Generation Learning Challenges. It originally appeared on NGLC’s Next Gen Learning in Action EdWeek blog]
Imagine your daily commute is typically a 30-minute drive, straight up the highway, from Exit 1 to Exit 30.
One day, your GPS tells you there’s a big
We’re excited to share the results of new independent research on the impact of Teach to One: Math. In the first of two studies, students showed positive gains on a nationally normed test, while a second study of a smaller set of schools that focused on one state assessment was unable
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 […]
New Classrooms CEO and Co-Founder Joel Rose recently joined The Business of Giving show for a wide-ranging conversation about the organization’s history and origins and how Teach to One: Math works. Here are a few of our favorite scenes from the interview. Check out the episode page here or listen
New York, NY – New Classrooms Innovation Partners, a nonprofit on a mission to personalize education by redesigning how a classroom works, announced Emma Bloomberg, founder and CEO of Murmuration, has joined its Board of Directors. The nonprofit is also welcoming Christopher Cerf, former New Jersey state commissioner and Newark
A new report, published last month by NWEA, challenges conventional wisdom around measures of school performance by looking at it through a lens of academic growth. The report, Evaluating the Relationships between Poverty and School Performance, suggests that absolute achievement alone—based on state test scores–is insufficient for evaluating what and
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.
This primer takes a closer look at student attitudes about learning and failure to explain how and why these underlying beliefs can dramatically shape success. This is part of our social and emotional learning series highlighting Complete Learners, which is part of Teach to One: Math’s Complete Learner Design Tenet. […]