Teaching and learning happens far beyond the confines of the classroom. Opportunities to transform education are all around us. For two decades, we’ve been creating innovative solutions that significantly improve student learning and achievement. Children and their success are at the heart of our work— and we’ve only just begun.
We’re ready to collaborate with you to support educators, improve learning outcomes, and strengthen our educational systems.
Promoting the power of reading
Putting research into practice makes meaningful improvements
Translating education research to practice leads to extraordinary results. We design, build, and implement programs that contribute to the achievement of critical educational milestones: kindergarten readiness, literacy proficiency by third grade and algebra proficiency by ninth grade.
High-quality early learning experiences have a profound impact on a child’s development. Our professional development solutions help educators place children on a path toward kindergarten readiness and future academic success.
The ability to read transforms lives. Our comprehensive literacy system enhances both teacher practice and literacy outcomes to help children love to read.
For the United States to meet workforce demands, more students must be competent in core mathematics. We’re creating online mathematics teaching and learning systems to meet future needs.
Taking a systems approach to develop educational leaders ensures cohesive vision, goals, language and instruction. We offer a variety of leadership development programs for teachers, coaches and leaders across education systems.
Lastinger Center Senior Manager of Leadership and Early Learning Partnerships Raquel Diaz, Ed.D, Director Phil Poekert, Ph.D., and collaborator Pedro R. Bermudez share a research-based framework for communities of practice (CoP) that consists of four key elements:...
While Florida saw no significant changes in reading scores according to the 2022 NAEP scores¹, it still has a Grade 3 passing rate of 53% for the Florida Standards Assessment². This is a critical milestone for students. The chances of students falling behind are...
Lastinger Center affiliate faculty member Kathrin Maki, Ph. D., and research coordinator Stephanie Snidarich, Ph. D., conducted a meta-analysis of reading fluency intervention and found that fluency interventions are generally effective for improving students' oral...