Anyone familiar with Odessa, TX knows that the city is a US leader in oil production—an industrial powerhouse in the center of West Texas. What they may not know, however, is that the local school district is leading the way with powerful initiatives of its own.
With the oil industry
Partner schools are launching Teach to One: Math (TTO) across the country, from Charlotte to Miami to Chicago to Phoenix and Texas. Last month, events kicked off with orientations in Ector County Independent School District, where educators in three middle schools met for day-long teacher
[This article originally appeared on EdWeek’s Next Gen in Learning blog]
Making the shift to a student-centered learning model means that schools are reimagining every aspect about how individual students learn. A big part of that change is finding more time for common planning for teachers within a school’s master
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
May is Teacher Appreciation Month and next week (May 6-10) is Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s a chance to celebrate and recognize the role that educators play in the lives of their students and we’re excited to recognize some of the incredible Teach to One teacher teams that personalize instruction for
When Regina Diaz struggles to learn a new math skill in SLAM North Miami’s Teach to One program, she’s the first to admit her first reaction isn’t always a positive one.
“When I’m struggling to learn something I feel frustrated because I don’t get it,” says Diaz, a sixth
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.
When Tulsa Public School teacher Elizabeth Noordyke considers the benefits of the her high school’s adoption of Teach to One: Math over the past three years, a big one is stronger relationships with teacher colleagues, which has helped her collaborate on lessons, troubleshoot classroom issues, and share effective practices. But
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 […]