With schools across the United States closed due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, teachers and parents face enormous challenges in their efforts to quickly transition to remote and virtual learning environments for their students. Teach to One: Math, an innovative learning model from New York-based nonprofit New Classrooms Innovation Partners, is supporting dozens of
There is no way to quite explain how it feels to be a teacher right now.
After all of the weeks of excited preparation in the fall, and the hours of planning, grading, and reflecting that you have done for your students throughout this year, you are now forced to
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
[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
[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 […]
[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 […]
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 […]
[This article originally appeared on EdWeek’s Next Gen Learning in Action blog. It is part four in our series on the teacher’s role in personalized learning in collaboration with Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC). To view the entire series, visit our Teacher’s Role page.] What is your most memorable math lesson? […]
With a new year comes reflection, resolution, and fresh starts. Looking for strategies to inspire? As you ring in the second “start” of the school year, check out these personalized learning ideas for mixing up your classroom routine, boosting parent engagement, mastering a new technology, and more!
1. New Year, New
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