Early Reading Matters Featured

The Wall Street Journal featured our CEO, Lynette Guastaferro, and educators at PS 63 in the Bronx who shared how the program prepares teachers to teach reading and why the strongest teachers should be put in the earliest grades.

Help a Child Learn to Read

Teaching reading is complex. Teaching Matters' Early Reading Matters program is tackling the challenge, with great results.

We Have a Winner!

In a unanimous decision, Grant Avenue Elementary School (PS 449) won Teaching Matters’ 2018 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize, a $25,000 award that advances opportunities for students by positioning teachers to lead, learn and thrive.

How to help struggling young readers

The Hechinger Report - At P.S. 218 in the Bronx, a high-poverty public bilingual school where nearly 90 percent of the students are Hispanic and 32 percent are English language learners, early-grade teachers have spent the last three years learning how to do a better job of teaching students to read — and they are seeing results.

This Is How We Get More Millennials to Be Teachers

Education Post - When salary, stress levels and upward mobility are among the top career priorities for millennials, the state of our nation’s teaching profession is more dire than the recent strikes indicate.

The Dilemma of Staffing to the Test

The Leadership and Moral Dilemma of Staffing K- 2 Under High Stakes Testing - By Lynette Guastaferro and Nicholas Smith

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Micro-credentials are gaining increased attention as a means to document and recognize skills, achievements and competencies globally - defining what systems value.

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