“Give For Good Louisville” Campaign

“Give For Good Louisville” Campaign

For the first time, CTL will actively participate in the “Give For Good Louisville” Campaign. The Community Foundation of Louisville is committed to its focus on being a force for good and has built a wonderful platform that promotes giving back to our city and the...
Why the Read-Aloud?

Why the Read-Aloud?

Name this show. “Take a look. It’s in a book…” The title of the show presents itself in the next line of the song. We hear of “A Reading Rainbow” that promises readers we can go anywhere and be anything. When Reading Rainbow® aired in 1983, it was in response to...
Vocabulary Development Strategies for Long-Term Impact

Vocabulary Development Strategies for Long-Term Impact

Have you met Jerome? You should. When we unpack the new Artful Reading module, The Right Word, and teachers read Peter H. Reynolds’ picture book, The Word Collector for the first time, they all, without fail, meet Jerome and fall in love. Why do they fall in love?...
Blueberries for Sal

Blueberries for Sal

CTL has introduced Artful Reading over the last couple of years and is excited to share our first publicly available Kindergarten module- Blueberries for Sal. To fully appreciate Artful Reading, teachers implement up to four modules a year to enhance student literacy...
CTL Artful Reading Project

CTL Artful Reading Project

Before the polar vortex created icy roads and closed schools across Kentucky I worked with students and teachers in Jackson County, Kentucky to provide job-embedded PD as part of the CTL Artful Reading project. As part of this work students and teachers are learning...