Welcome to The Bridge, where we analyze aspects of teaching and learning through a Mind, Brain, and Education Science research-informed lens. Here you will also find news from The CTTL as well as articles authored by teachers for our research publication, “Think Differently and Deeply.”

Joy Reeve's sketch of the teenage brain

The Teenage Brain

Most diagrams of the brain are so detailed, it’s overwhelming, yet understanding the regions of our brain is crucial for education.

A magic potion to improve learning?

There is no magic potion to help all students all the time, but there is something that comes pretty close. And it is utterly doable, even in distance learning times,

A graphic that reads "The CTTL's 'Back to School' Top Ten List for Teachers."

The CTTL’s “Back to School” Top Ten

We begin each year by trying to get to know each child and helping them believe that our classroom is a place where they belong and can thrive. But once