Tag: Teaching

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.

A Year in Review through a Time-Tested Assessment Framework

    Written by Nick Siewert, Senior Educational Consultant  The 2021-2022 school year is in the books and one need only look at the titles of.

The Impact of Focusing on Student Identity

    All around the country, as middle school students returned to in-person learning in the middle of a nation-wide pandemic during the past.

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.

A 'Cascade' of Skills Young Kids Need to Work on to Close Pandemic Academic Gaps

    LaMonica Williams, our Director of Early Reading Programs, joins a group of educators in a discussion with The 74 on what challenges they.

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.

Supporting Reading Teachers Through Intensive Yet Supportive Literacy Coaching

  Supporting Reading Teachers Through Intensive Yet Supportive Literacy Coaching   In her recent interview with the Reading Teachers Lounge,.

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.

The Challenges and Limitations of Large Scale Online Diagnostics from the Students’ Lens

  Tips on how schools can collect better data set from assessment tools and chart a path forward to accelerate learning for all.   Written by .

Local Measures Critical to Assessing Student Levels of Understanding

  Well designed local measures of learning is the cornerstone of any school’s plan to build a foundation for instructional recovery.   .

Centering Emergent Bilinguals’ Linguistic Identity During Guided Reading Instruction

  Guided reading has often been referred to as the greatest tool in a teacher’s arsenal when attempting to be responsive to students’ reading.

Why attacking educators for antiracist teaching is dangerous

  Why attacking educators for antiracist teaching is dangerous, by Maria Underwood-   In her recent The Hechinger Report opinion piece,.