Saint Ignatius High School

Current Research

Cultivating Student Engagement in the Classroom: Empowering Learners to Achieve Excellence in Jesuit Schools

The Center for Ignatian Pedagogy conducts research aimed at deepening learning and rooting student experience meaningfully in our Jesuit roots. Our faculty harnesses the generative power of the IPP (Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm) and the core principles of Ignatian Spirituality to elevate student learning experiences. Informed by emerging research and best practices in the science of teaching and learning and Mind, Brain, Education, the Center for Ignatian Pedagogy’s ongoing research empowers educators and students to partner in action research projects rooted in the dynamic, real-life contexts of adolescent boys. Ultimately, our goal is to cultivate learning experiences for our students that nurture to excellence their God-given gifts and talents. 

Our 2023- 2024 Research Projects Include:

“Evaluating the Impact of Retrieval Practice and Spacing in a Rotating Snake Schedule”
“Retrieval and Spacing in High-Achieving Students’ Study Habits”
“Dynamic Feedback: Effective Feedback Cycles Across the Disciplines”

Past Projects Include:

“Deepening student engagement in academic contexts: Student and faculty perspectives”
“Rigor and cura personalis in Jesuit schools”