Competency-based Learning and Micro-Credentials

Teaching Matters releases a groundbreaking new report, Competency-based Learning and Micro-Credentials: Powerful Lessons from Two Years in the Field. Findings show micro-credentials and competency-based professional learning are changing the PD paradigm and providing strong value for both educators and school systems.

Panelists urge a modernized teaching profession

CNN's Kelly Wallace moderated a spirited panel featuring New York Board of Regents Chancellor Betty A. Rosa, U.S. Department of Education official Ruthanne Buck, Teaching Matters ED Lynette Guastaferro, and teacher leader Torrey Maldonado.

Rohatyn Prize Finalists Embody New Movement

Teaching Matters was glad to see the prominence of teacher led initiatives from this year's Rohatyn Prize finalists. Check out our new blog post talking about this crucial movement in education.

2016 NY Teacher Leadership Summit

We are so excited about all the great collaboration, camaraderie, and work that was done at the inaugural New York Teacher Leadership Summit! Thanks to all!

Top rating, 6 years straight!

Teaching Matters is thrilled that Charity Navigator has for the 6th time named us a 4-star charity. We're proud to receive this rare repeat honor; only 3% of nonprofits have 6 consecutive years of the highest rating. Thank you!

The ABCs of Teaching Reading

Teaching reading is complex. Teaching Matters' Early Reading Matters program is tackling the challenge, with great results. CNN reports about how it's being done.

More on "Testing Doesn’t Have to Be a Dirty Word"

While everybody’s talking about re-orientating how children’s learning is assessed, hear from one of our partner schools that’s already doing it! WNYC reports on how it’s working and the enthusiasm of students and staff.

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