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! Literacy

Enhanced Core Reading Instruction is a multi-tiered program (Tier 1 and Tier 2) featuring a series of teaching routines designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of reading instruction in kindergarten, first and second grade.

Featured Research Project

The purpose of the SCiP-Science (Shared Conversations in Preschool about Science) project is to develop training and coaching materials in dialogic reading and in preschool science. Science center units and measures of expressive and receptive vocabulary aligned with the content provided in the science centers are being developed.