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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Thinking Through Art

When emphasis is given to the process and not the end product, “artists” and novices alike can harness the language of visual art as a tool for rigorous inquiry. Drawing can help us think.

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Planners for Executive Functioning

The act of physically writing something may be the best way for most students both to remember their assignments and improve their executive functioning skills.

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Using Creative Writing to Improve Memory

When we invite students to engage with a text through creative writing, we boost the potential for the characters and stories to be embedded in a student's long-term memory.

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How an Unplanned Action Research Project and a Small Dose of Vulnerability Led to Better Student-Teacher Relationships and Joy in the Classroom

Having a classroom built on trusting relationships that accepted that failure could be a part of learning led all of us to be more vulnerable and to take more risks. And this, in turn, led me to feel more comfortable letting go of more control to add more joy into the classroom.

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