Teachers Leveraging Technology with Teach to One: Math

Teachers Leveraging Technology with Teach to One: Math

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

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3 Fundamentals of Teacher Collaboration in Personalized Learning

3 Fundamentals of Teacher Collaboration in Personalized Learning

[This article about teacher collaboration was published in collaboration with Next Generation Learning Challenges. It originally appeared on NGLC’s Next Gen Learning in Action EdWeek blog]
How a strong start, clear boundaries, and deliberate reflection are key in creating a culture of teacher collaboration.
While the concept of teacher collaboration is

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#ThankATeacher: Celebrating and Recognizing the Role of Teachers

#ThankATeacher: Celebrating and Recognizing the Role of Teachers

[We’re excited to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week. Check our Twitter and Facebook pages all week as the New Classrooms team shares thanks for the incredible role that teachers play in their students’ lives. Share your own gratitude by using #ThankATeacher.] I remember how my fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Hahn, made […]

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Report: Four Takeaways on Teacher Collaboration in America

Report: Four Takeaways on Teacher Collaboration in America

Teacher collaboration means different things in different schools. Activities include informal classroom observations, co-teaching models, common planning around instruction and curriculum, and data-driven discussions. However it’s defined, the prevalence of these types of collaboration vary widely across the country, according to a recent report from the RAND Corporation. The report, The Prevalence […]

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The Teacher’s Role in Independent Learning

The Teacher’s Role in Independent Learning

This article was originally published on EdWeek’s Next Generation Learning in Action Blog. 
What do you think of when you hear independent learning?
Many people imagine students on laptops. But when integrated with a holistic personalized learning model that includes multiple learning modalities, it can be much more than

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