One of our amazing portfolio organizations, New Classrooms, has been getting some great attention for its innovative work to "redesign the classroom experience for each and every student." In addition to partnering in our recent Reimagine Learning launch, New Classrooms has grabbed some recent headlines that you can check out below.
- The Hechinger Report: What happens when computers, not teachers, pick what students learn? This piece focuses on New Classroom's Teach for One program and the opportunities it provides for students to think deeply and critically about what they are learning.
- Wired: We Should Be Teaching Our Students Like Yoda Taught Luke "In George Lucas’ classic The Empire Strikes Back, Yoda patiently tutors, challenges and imparts his wisdom to Luke Skywalker deep in the Dagobah swamps, sometimes while perched on the shoulder of his young Jedi-in-training. That scene depicts the Platonic ideal of personalized learning." This piece spotlights New Classrooms approach to personalized learning.
- EdSurge: Multiplying the ‘Teach to One’ Personalized Math Model at Elizabeth Public Schools "Funded by a $3 million Investing in Innovation (i3) grant from the Department of Education, Elizabeth Public Schools, which educates 23,374 students in 33 schools in New Jersey, will expand its use of the Teach to One: Math model from two to seven schools next year."
Visit www.newclassrooms.org to learn more.