Tag: K 12

Project-Based Learning as an Alternative Assessment Tool

    Written by Edith Schneider, Senior Educational Consultant As educators, we are all interested in providing effective and engaging.

Using TikTok to Teach Math

    Our Senior Educational Consultant, Elly Blanco-Rowe, recently had a discussion around math instructions with Scott Titsworth, dean of.

Number Talks as a Tool for Equity

    Written by Elly Blanco-Rowe, Senior Educational Consultant There is a misconception that mathematical learning must have a constant.

Appreciating Teachers All Year Round

    Being a teacher in today’s world means being able to fulfill so many different job requirements: tech wiz, nurse, craftsmen, therapist, and.

Employee Stories: Elly Blanco-Rowe

    In this employee story, we'd like to introduce Elly Blanco-Rowe, our Senior Educational Consultant with an expertise in K-8.

NSI Bright Spot Visit: PS/MS 108

  As we shared in a recent blog post, The Teaching Matters Network for School Improvement (NSI) is a community of 16 NYC middle schools (spread.

The Role of a Custom Coach

    Written by Mariam Naraine, Senior Educational Consultant Every school in every state, city, and district has their own unique strengths and.

Employee Stories: Deborah Woods

    In this employee story, we'd like to introduce you to Deborah Woods, our Senior Educational Consultant and Field Leader for Teaching.

Reflection Questions that Ensure Equitable Literacy Instruction

  Written by Autumn Figueroa, Senior Educational  Consultant   What does it mean to provide equitable literacy instruction? It means seeing .

A Window into Math Coaching at Teaching Matters

 

Three Ways to Celebrate BIPOC Communities Year-Round

    Written by Cristy Cuellar-Lezcano, Senior Educational Consultant   As February begins, marking the start of Black History Month,.

Meet Emma Ershow, Senior Educational Consultant

  Our math consultant shares her experience on how she supports and meets the needs of teachers and school leaders.   “My experience with math.

The Teaching Matters NSI: Learning Together with Students as our Teachers

  "Individually we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."  - Ryunosuke Satoro The Teaching Matters Network for School Improvement (NSI) is a.

Understanding the ‘New Math’ Your Children Are Learning

  In Barbara Armijo's story for U.S. News and World Report on understanding the 'new math,' our Senior Educational Consultant and Associate.

Meet Lance Ozier, Senior Educational Consultant

  In this interview, our Senior Educational Consultant Lance Ozier shares what initially drew him to the field of education and what he does in a.

Three Ways to Incorporate Diversity and Social Justice Topics in ELA Classrooms

  Classrooms have long set the stage for social change by serving as spaces for the promotion and development of new ideas. Certainly teachers.

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.

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 of.

Confronting Social Injustice: A Conversation about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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.

Educating Change Makers: Moving Beyond our Perception of Best Practices

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.

Disrupting Inequitable Systems: Equipping Children With the Knowledge, Will, and Skills

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.

Voices and Voting: Education after an Election

The dual pandemics of COVID-19 and the racial injustices that plague our systems have created a heightened sense of unrest and uneasiness among many.

Elevating Voices: Social Justice Education for Our Times

A high school friend of mine, Deion, had immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica as a small child. His mother worked tirelessly to support them; as soon.

Centering Joy in ELA Text Selection

Joy. It is something I have been ruminating on and desperately trying to find these past few months. In the midst of a global pandemic that has.