In the News

Some recent press clippings:


Nonprofit Trains Teachers on the ABCs of Reading in the Classroom 02/05/2019, In the News

Early Reading Matters aims to tackle the daunting reality that most city children are behind in reading


Going, Going Gone - 5 Things That Experts Say Might Help Schools Retain New Teachers 12/17/2018, In the News
Lynette Guastaferro, Teaching Matters CEO, provides insight into why high new teacher attrition is a problem for our students and how teacher collaboration is one way to increase retention.

Forbes: How Micro-Credentialing is Turning Teachers into Leaders 12/13/2018, In the News

In this article for Forbes, Teaching Matters' CEO Lynette Guastaferro shares how districts across the country are seeing more value in developing teacher leaders and that micro-credentials are the way to turn teachers into leaders.


Teaching Matters on Fox 5 11/26/2018, In the News

Fox 5's Antwan Lewis discusses how improving early literacy instruction has big results for New York City schools with Lynette Guastaferro, Teaching Matters CEO.


Why Early Reading Matters: Learning in the Early Grades 09/24/2018, In the News
Early Reading Matters, a research-based, guided literacy approach to teaching reading focuses on the youngest readers in K-1 to insure they have the foundational skills needed to be successful readers and learners. EdCast visits P.S. 63, the Author’s Academy, in District 9 in the Bronx to see this approach in practice.

Why Early Reading Matters: Learning in the Early Grades 09/24/2018, In the News

Early Reading Matters, a research-based, guided literacy approach to teaching reading focuses on the youngest readers in K-1 to insure they have the foundational skills needed to be successful readers and learners. EdCast visits P.S. 63, the Author’s Academy, in District 9 in the Bronx to see this approach in practice.


How Can We Change The Culture Of Our School Districts Through Professional Development? 09/04/2018, In the News

Teaching Matters’ CEO Lynette Guastaferro recently spoke with The TeacherCast Educational Network about the power of microcredentials and our work in Tennessee and Arkansas!


Improve Vocabulary, Thinking Skills and Motivation to Read by Reading to Your Children from Material Above their Reading Level 08/06/2018, In the News

This week’s Mom Enough guest, Lynette Guastaferro, CEO of Teaching Matters, challenges us to take reading to our kids to a new level, whether they are preschoolers or teens.


The Real Estate Investor Betting on Big Returns from a Local Early Reading Program 08/01/2018, In the News

Sonny Kalsi came across the education nonprofit Teaching Matters about four years ago when he asked a friend how to get more involved in philanthropy at home in New York City. Since then, the real estate investor has donated and helped raise nearly $1 million in support of the organization’s early literacy program, Early Reading Matters.


Teaching Matters Receives $3.6 Million to Expand Literacy Program 07/12/2018, In the News

Teaching Matters, a New York City-based nonprofit dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness, has announced a three-year, $3.6 million grant from the New York Community Trust to expand its Early Reading Matters program and develop a data tool that will monitor students' progress toward grade-level reading.