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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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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MBE for Another Complex School Year

We owe it to our students to use evidence to inform our daily work with them. Use Mind, Brain, and Education Science research as a lens to help you find an area or two to tackle.

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Cognitive Load Theory on My Mind

If we are going to be successful teachers, particularly this upcoming year, we need to manage the demands we place on our students’ active working memory.

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