In the News

Some recent press clippings:

Philanthropy News Digest 06/14/2018, In the News
The organization's programs are aimed at building the capacity of a core group of effective "teacher leaders" who can help strengthen the instructional practice of their colleagues.

This Is How We Get More Millennials to Be Teachers 06/12/2018, In the News
When salary, stress levels and upward mobility are among the top career priorities for millennials, the state of our nation’s teaching profession is more dire than the recent strikes indicate.

Who is Teaching the Teacher? Lynette Guastaferro - Part I 04/18/2018, In the News
America spends more money on education than any other country in the world and our results aren’t great. Recently data from PISA says that U.S. students rank around the middle in math and science. Given America’s leading position in the global economy this is NOT acceptable – what is the answer?

How She Got There: Lynette Guastaferro, Executive Director of Teaching Matters 03/16/2018, In the News
Her Campus is an online publication for college women that is written entirely by student journalists. Past interviewees for the How She Got There feature include Leslie Picker, journalists at CNBC and Randi Zuckerberg, CEO of Zuckerberg media.

Months of Searching Still Hasn’t Found New Schools Chancellor 02/14/2018, In the News
“I think it’s not well understood outside of New York how much this chancellor has emphasized instruction,” said Lynette Guastaferro, the executive director of Teaching Matters.

The Importance of Exposing Children to Higher Level Reading 12/31/2017, In the News
The Importance of Exposing Children to Higher Level Reading; Self Publishing; The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018; How to Build Closer Relationships with Your Grandkids.

Teaching Matters 12/13/2017, In the News
Classrooms today look a lot different than they did just 10 years ago. Smart boards have replaced chalkboards, and kids are more likely to use computers than spiral notebooks to take notes. Yet, the importance of those in front of the classroom has remained constant. On this week's Cityscape, we're sitting down with Lynette Guastaferro, executive director of Teaching Matters.

Early Reading Matters 12/12/2017, In the News
Poverty and inequality can cripple student success. Children not reading by third grade are six times as likely to drop out of school. EdCast examines strategies for fostering early reading and ensuring vulnerable students don't fall behind. Guest: Lynette Guastaferro, Executive Director, Teaching Matters

Mentorships; Living Your Best Life; Responsible Wealth Project 12/07/2017, In the News
Many teacher school systems face problems from teacher quality to student overcrowding to budgetary issues. Lynette Guastaferro runs a non-profit that provides help and resources for teachers to better meet their responsibilities.

Why Teaching Reading Is So Complex: How to Simplify the Process 11/20/2017, In the News
It's surprising how many of us feel ill-equipped to teach reading. In this segment, we explore a few practical approaches and strategies.