Tag: Cre

Returning to the Classroom this Fall

  WNYW Street Talk interview-   Teaching Matters' CEO Lynette Guastaferro speaks with WNYW Street Talk about returning to the classroom.

Summer Virtual Institute Wrap-Up

  In case you missed our Summer Virtual Institute in August, here are some snippets of what you missed.   Keynote speaker Dr. Anthony.

Virtual Institute

Are you ready for the Teaching Matters Virtual Institute?

Jumpstart to Early Reading

We developed the Early Reading Matters Program in 2014 to support high poverty schools in raising reading proficiency in grades K-2. Our goal.

Equity-Focused Initiatives for K-12 students and families

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.

It's All About the Plan: A MindSet Shift Towards Unfinished Learning

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.

Books to Celebrate AAPI Culture in the Classroom

"When children cannot find themselves reflected in the books they read or when the images they see are distorted, negative, or laughable, they.

Teachers, We LOVE You

Teachers, we appreciate you! Our entire organization is dedicated to ensuring that you know you matter and have the resources needed for success..

Poetry: Words From The Heart

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.  

When Justice is the Exception

Social injustice has been a recurring theme in American life and once again has dominated our lives, communities and classrooms for the last 331.

Other Side Of This

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.

Poetry: A Generational Gift

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,

Education is Love

Teaching Matters is committed to providing educators with resources that will impact our classrooms and communities. Our mission -  to close the.

One Year of Remote Learning

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.

Every Coach Needs a Coach

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.

Black History Beyond February

"When children cannot find themselves reflected in the books they read or when the images they see are distorted, negative, or laughable, they.

Resources For Representation

As we pursue our goal of inclusive classrooms, I wanted to share with you a blog we published last Spring. CRE Pitfalls: Avoiding Reinforcing.

Monday's Not Coming: The Stories That Don't Make The Headlines

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.

Culturally Responsive Lessons All Year Long

  At this time, more than ever, it's become increasingly important for students, and teachers alike, to learn about and celebrate Black History.

What's Your Favorite Culturally Responsive Book?

Recently we asked our education community to name their favorite culturally responsive books. We want to share these books with you so that all.

400 miles in 100 days: An Invitation for Unity and Reconciliation

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.

Social-Emotional Equity: Resources for Teachers & Students

Yale University’s Dr. Dina Simmons recently wrote a piece for ASCD entitled “Why We Can't Afford Whitewashed Social Emotional Learning” in which.

Wellness & Selfcare: Resources to Take Care of You

Abrupt school building closures and remote learning have been difficult for students and educators alike, and the return from break undoubtedly.

Healing & Transition: Intentions of Hope in the New Year

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.