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

KinderTEK

KinderTEK is a fun and engaging iPad app that helps students learn important early math skills. Learn more about KTEK!

Featured Research Project

The purpose of the Sentinel Schools Project is to provide systematic and detailed information on the functioning of formative assessment measures used in the DIBELS Data System across a variety of instructional contexts.