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Oct 19, 2016 10:37:00 AM

Competency-based professional learning gets a test drive

Two years after Teaching Matters shifted its focus to competency-based professional learning, it has issued a 17-page report that profiles use cases from its work in three teacher leadership training programs, and four lessons it has learned from those experiences.
Oct 13, 2016 8:23:00 AM

Grant Will Help Train New York Teacher Leaders

With the help of a new $500,000 grant, Teaching Matters will offer its Teacher Leadership Program over the next two years to teachers in New York City. The program is expected to eventually enhance the skills of 15,000 teachers.
Jul 20, 2016 12:43:00 PM

Modernizing Teaching in New York

District Administration Magazine covers the first New York Teacher Leadership Summit, hosted by Teaching Matters and partners.
Jul 12, 2016 7:33:00 AM

Integrating New York City’s Schools

New York Times, "We’re excited to see the growing momentum to deal with our very unequal and unfair public education system. A groundswell of demand for an equitable school system, coupled with inducements that make previously unattractive schools newly appealing, may be the combined prod and prize necessary."
Jun 24, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Chalkbeat Rise & Shine

Chalkbeat, Last week, Teaching Matters, the education department, and the teacher union hosted over 100 teachers and supporters at the inaugural New York Teacher Leadership Summit, designed to promote and develop teacher-led initiatives.
Jun 9, 2016 5:22:00 PM

Summit to ‘elevate’ teaching profession takes place next week

Amsterdam News - The inaugural “New York Teacher Leadership Summit: Powered by Teach to Lead” will take place at 475 Riverside Drive in New York City, June 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and June 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
May 26, 2016 6:05:00 AM

Why one Brooklyn high school is making a big bet on teacher training

As an earth science teacher, Sofia Di Bari never thought her biggest challenge would be teaching English. But her students at Brooklyn’s Abraham Lincoln High School are often missing key language skills that would help them discuss scientific evidence or find the slope of a line.
Apr 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The art of teaching teachers how to teach reading

A lifelong educator and advocate for children, Principal Diane Daprocida of P.S. 94, an elementary school in the Bronx, says she has been waiting for one thing since she started running the school 10 years ago.
Apr 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

'Testing' Doesn't Have to Be a Dirty Word

Once the state math and English tests are done for the year, they're done. Students have one day for each section of the test, six days in all, to show what they know. There are no re-takes or do-overs.
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