World-class Research Center

We conduct and disseminate research that focuses on practical solutions to serious problems in school systems.

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Program of Research

The Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL) is a world-class research center at the University of Oregon that uses scientific evidence and research-based practices to advance teaching and student learning.

Curriculum Design & Development

Our content and instructional design experts have developed a suite of evidence-based literacy, math, and early science interventions with a special focus on grades K-3 and struggling learners.

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Measuring Student Performance

Education experts at CTL developed and continue to maintain the UO DIBELS Data System (DDS). The DDS, through its support of student performance measures, serves 20% of all U.S. public schools.

Featured Programs

movingUp! Mathematics

Whole Number Foundations Level 1 is a Tier 2, small-group intervention designed to accelerate the mathematics achievement of first grade students who experience difficulties in developing proficiency with advanced whole number concepts and skills.

Featured Research Project

The purpose of this project is develop a preschool early language and literacy progress monitoring tool in Spanish, Progress Monitoring-Spanish-Individual Growth and Development Indicators (PM-S-IGDIs), to complement a progress monitoring tool in English (PM-IGDIs) that will be developed with funding from IES.