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 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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Making it Stick Better

Memory, like all brain functions, is not isolated to one region of the brain—and without it, learning does not happen. What follows is how we have translated research on memory to our respective disciplines, science and history.

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Look Behind You! Parent tips for helping your child use what they already have to build quality learning

Learning involves making all that content and all those skills covered during the school year stick in the brain. Now is a great time to help your child make it stick, and they already have what they need to begin doing that in their backpack.

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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 you have got that going, then what? Here is our Back to School Top Ten.

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