Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Curriculum & Instruction & Director of Connecticut Writing Project
o: Canisius Hall Rm 115
Without Fail: Teachers Pass the Test, All of Them
"If there is a bell curve [of teaching quality] across the state, the higher end of the bell curve would be in Greenwich,"said Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall, director of the Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University. "It definitely is a desirable district for many reasons, and many excellent teachers would gravitate towards it."
Published in Greenwich Time on 2/22/14
Fairfield University Partnership with City Schools Cited
This blog posting mentioned Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall's work as director of the Connecticut Writing Project-Fairfield at Fairfield University, which provided more than 100 hours of service to students and faculty at Bassick High School, including sponsored workshops to design stronger high school curriculum for college and career-ready writing.
Published in Connecticut Post on 3/1/14
High Schoolers in College: Inside the Growing Movement to Enroll High School Students in College Courses
"We've taken a more proactive role in the admissions process this year,"Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall, director of Fairfield's dual enrollment program told University Business. "We've interviewed students and gotten recommendations from their English teachers and school counselors."
Published in University Business in 4/14
Administrators: Students Should Take the Tests
"The real world wants individuals to be well-rounded, creative, flexible and passionate,"Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall, director of the Connecticut Writing Project-Fairfield at Fairfield University told the Greenwich Time. "Sadly, these are not the outcomes sought by the examinations. This, I believe, is why so many parents are opting out."
Published in the Greenwich Time on4/26/14
Cheers for the Artists We Call Teachers
Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall, director of the Connecticut Writing Project-Fairfield at Fairfield University, wrote in an op-ed: "Teachers are listeners, mentors, experts, coaches, entertainers, wizards and scientists. As John Mastroianni, Connecticut's 2014 Teacher of the Year, recently stated, 'Teaching is an art.' So, teachers are artists, too."
Published in Connecticut Post on 5/7/14