Case Study: Bringing the Science of Teaching and Learning to a Public School District’s Teachers and Administrators

Take an inside look at how the largest county in Maryland, Frederick County became a Mind, Brain, and Education Science-based (MBE) school district and its working relationship with The Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning (CTTL). Go back to the beginning of The CTTL and Frederick County Public School (FCPS) district partnership, meet the district's MBE champions, and discover how research-backed strategies have transformed teaching, learning, and leadership at FCPS schools.

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Reading Unraveled: Building Fluency

The ultimate goal of reading is what we do with the information and ideas that we take in through the written word. This involves high order cognitive engagement and is impacted by many factors including saliency determination, verbal conceptualization, critical thinking, creativity, and reasoning.

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Getting Students Ready for Year-End Assessments of Learning

There are many reasons to enjoy the final month of a school year. One that we particularly like is the chance to measure the academic development of students through final projects or exams to see how far they have come since the start of their year-long, trimester, or semester courses.

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CTTL: 10 Years of Transformation

With St. Andrew’s as the incubator, The CTTL innovates and inspires. In the past 10 years, The Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning (The CTTL) has impacted tens of thousands…

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MBE in the Elementary Classroom

Throughout the year, the CTTL will dedicate editions of The Bridge to sharing the experiences of fellow teachers because we appreciate the value of learning from one another. 

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