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Oct 23, 2013 10:31:00 AM

NYSED Comm. John King and AFT Pres. Randi Weingarten Find Common Cause at Teaching Matters’ Moderated Discussion

  A Conversation Between John King and Randi Weingarten       The head of New York’s education department and the leader of 1.5 million teacher union members came together today at an event dedicated to “Finding Common Ground” – and did. Teaching ...
Aug 29, 2013 10:33:00 AM

Manhattan Principal Salvador Fernandez Wins 3rd Annual Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize for Schools Where Teaching Matters

School Gets $15,000   At the gathering of principals and other school leaders, Mr. Fernandez explained the philosophy of collaboration and teacher development that garnered him and his school the prize. He praised his staff, and he called the ...
Aug 29, 2013 10:32:00 AM

Teaching Matters Awarded $120,000 to Begin “Early Reading Matters” Program

The Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education has awarded Teaching Matters a $120,000 planning grant to develop a new K-3 early education component of its teacher effectiveness program. Building upon our successful Teaching for Impact model that ...
Aug 15, 2013 10:34:00 AM

Teaching Matters’ authors show how to use measurement in a helpful way when approaching Common Core

Newsroom Press releases Multimedia Contacts Subscribe   Teaching Matters’ authors show how to use measurement in a helpful way when approaching Common Core 15 Aug, 2013 18:48 CET   Learning Forward's Journal of Staff Development is featuring an ...
Jul 31, 2013 10:35:00 AM

Teaching Matters Expands with Launch of a New York City Public School Network

Teaching Matters, Inc., a non-profit with nearly twenty years of service in over half of New York City’s schools, is expanding its scope. The New York CityDepartment of Education recently named Teaching Matters a Partnership Support Organization ...
Jun 21, 2013 10:36:00 AM

Teaching Matters Hosts Poetry Slam on 6/11 for 200+ Students, with Prominent Guest Poets

WHAT: The Spoken Word annual poetry event is the culminating activity for Teaching Matters’ writing curriculum, WritingMatters, which offers 5th through 9th grade teachers powerful new ways to approach writing instruction using 21st Century technology ...
Jun 2, 2013 10:37:00 AM

New Teacher Evaluation System Must be Thoughtfully Implemented and Coupled With Adequate Support for Teachers

         Statement of Lynette Guastaferro, Executive Director Now that a new – and necessary – teacher evaluation system for New York City has been put into place, the next step is implementing it in a way that builds trust, respects teachers, and ...
May 13, 2013 10:37:00 AM

Hundreds of Students from Across the City to Gather at the Intrepid

Hundreds of Students from Across the City to Gather at the Intrepid for Teaching Matters’ Voices and Choices Competition and Speeches, 6-4-13   WHAT: After participating in a six-week Teaching Matters program focused on the Constitution and civil ...
Jan 2, 2013 10:39:00 AM

Governor Cuomo’s Education Reform Commission Hits The Right Marks for Real School Improvement

Lynette Guastaferro, Executive Director Of Teaching Matters, Statement On Governor’S Commission Report, 1-2-13 Today’s report, Putting Students First, by the New NY Education Reform Commission identifies the critical levers that profoundly affect ...
Dec 13, 2012 10:39:00 AM

New independent study shows students in Teaching Matters’ writing program significantly outperformed students in similar urban middle schools

Many education groups are grappling to demonstrate that their teaching interventions have a positive effect. Two years of recently completed independent research showthat Teaching Matters, Inc. has accomplished just that, with results that ...
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Sep 25, 2017 9:33:00 AM

Teaching Matters Collaborates with Tennessee Department of Education to Recognize Teacher Leadership through Micro-Credentials

Teaching Matters, a nonprofit leader in the national movement to support teacher leadership as a critical means to improve ...
Jul 19, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Teaching Matters Awards $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize to Academy of Applied Technology and Mathematics

NEW YORK, NY, July 19, 2017 – Teaching Matters, a leader in the national movement to support teacher leadership, today awarded ...
Jul 13, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Statement from Teaching Matters on House FY18 Appropriations Bill

Systems that empower teachers also empower students. Teachers need our government to support them in their work to give ...