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.
Celebrating a new foundation for coaching in Marion County
Thirteen new graduates of the UF Lastinger Center for Learning’s K-12 Instructional Coaching Certification program were honored at a coaching showcase in Marion County, FL, on May 17, 2023.Graduates shared testimonies and answered questions about their experience with...
Improving national literacy won’t take a village; it will take an entire ecosystem
The bookworm is on the verge of becoming an endangered species in America. More than 60% of students in our nation's K-12 schools can’t proficiently read at their grade levels, and pandemic-related remote learning and a teacher shortage in the past few years have...
Addressing Florida’s critical shortage area with Math Matrix
One in every 17 math courses in Florida is taught by an educator who entered the profession from a non-traditional route¹. The UF Lastinger Center for Learning’s Math Matrix is providing online, on-demand, discipline-specific mathematics professional development to...