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

With instruction in Spanish, Aprendizaje Temprano de las Matemáticas provides the foundation for every student to develop conceptual understanding and procedural fluency with critical kindergarten mathematics concepts and skills.

Featured Research Project

This project will adapt, refine, and evaluate a multi-tiered instructional framework in three K-3 elementary schools with large English language learner (ELL) populations to address ways to improve understanding of their reading achievement and language development needs, improve delivery, and support the administrators and teachers who work with them.