We developed the Early Reading Matters Program in 2014 to support high poverty schools in raising reading proficiency in grades K-2. Our goal for.
As a young man growing up in Detroit, I attended public schools where I was a member of the majority. As a member of the majority, the voices of.
Are you in the process of planning for your education teams to develop a cohesive plan that will impact the lives of your students and build a.
"When children cannot find themselves reflected in the books they read or when the images they see are distorted, negative, or laughable, they learn.
Teachers, we appreciate you! Our entire organization is dedicated to ensuring that you know you matter and have the resources needed for success. We.
I hope our last poem of the month resonates with you the same way it did with me and provides inspiration for you to reflect on self.
Social injustice has been a recurring theme in American life and once again has dominated our lives, communities and classrooms for the last 331.
Let the celebration continue. We are highlighting the work of our community poet Jessica Diaz to share with you. Enjoy her words and let them sink.
When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high,
Teaching Matters is committed to providing educators with resources that will impact our classrooms and communities. Our mission - to close the.
When I starting planning a blog to commemorate and recognize teachers and all that has happened in the last year, I did not think I would be leading.
More than ever, every coach needs a coach - a thought partner to turn to for sound bites of advice when we need them the most, particularly.
As we pursue our goal of inclusive classrooms, I wanted to share with you a blog we published last Spring. CRE Pitfalls: Avoiding Reinforcing.
As a bookworm and true crime fanatic I was instantly intrigued by the storyline to Monday’s Not Coming. And, as a Black woman and advocate for.
At this time, more than ever, it's become increasingly important for students, and teachers alike, to learn about and celebrate Black History.
Recently we asked our education community to name their favorite culturally responsive books. We want to share these books with you so that all of.
The 400 Mile in 100 Day Challenge - Join us! This is an invitation!! Like many of you, I watched the attack on our capital by home grown.
Yale University’s Dr. Dina Simmons recently wrote a piece for ASCD entitled “Why We Can't Afford Whitewashed Social Emotional Learning” in which she.
Abrupt school building closures and remote learning have been difficult for students and educators alike, and the return from break undoubtedly.
Every January, people near and far herald the year to come with lights. And light does more than create a festive mood. Light brings hope. As this.
Systemic racism has been a part of US history for 401 years and it will take more then one summer of social reckoning to dismantle and rebuild an.
Several weeks ago, while coaching a new teacher in our new reality, I observed the use of a similar pattern or practice to instruction. The teacher.
Over fifteen years ago, I attended an elite public magnet high school in New York City. The school prided itself on developing young leaders who.
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