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

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NumberShire is an internet-based, educational game with an intensive focus on critical whole number concepts and skills for students in kindergarten through second grade.

Featured Research Project

Project CIFOR (Collaboration Across Interdisciplinary Fields of Observational Research) is a 2-year Exploration project (Goal 1) funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). The purpose of CIFOR is to build on and advance the observation work of four previously-conducted CTL projects.