Flamingo Literacy Matrix Evaluations
We put our Flamingo LIteracy Matrix professional development system through a series of internal and external research evaluations to understand its impact on teachers and students.
2021 – 2022 Evaluation
This report describes Flamingo Literacy Matrix, the educators who enrolled in Flamingo Literacy Matrix in 2021-2022, and their growth in reading content and instructional practice knowledge and perceptions of Flamingo Literacy Matrix. In addition, this report includes completion data from both the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 cohorts, describing how many educators during these two pivotal years have received Florida’s Reading Endorsement from Flamingo Literacy Matrix.
2019 – 2020 Evaluation
The Frank Porter Graham Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conducted an independent evaluation of the Literacy Matrix to analyze the program’s impact on teacher knowledge and identify improvement areas. Outcomes validated the efficacy of the Literacy Matrix, with growth in knowledge increasing 82%.
2018 – 2019 Pilot Evaluation
The preliminary study was conducted between December 2018 and October 2019 as a part of the James Patterson Literacy Challenge. Both teachers and students demonstrated significant improvement in learning as a result of engagement in the Literacy Matrix.