Labs and Centers

Center for Technology in Learning

Insightful design, research, and evaluation of innovative learning environments and assessments

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SRI's Center for Technology in Learning (CTL) improves student learning, enhances teaching effectiveness, develops meaningful assessments, and evaluates program impacts in preschool, K–12 schools, community colleges, and informal settings such as museums. Read our newsletter.

CTL has exceptional capabilities for developing and studying highly innovative teaching and learning approaches that use advanced technology in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); reading and writing; and 21st century skills. The Center's staff excels in:

  • Innovating with emerging technologies
  • Leading multi-institutional collaborations
  • Relating research to policy and product development
  • Applying rigorous scientific methods to evaluate large-scale educational programs

Clients include government agencies such as the National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Education, foundations, major corporations, states, and other countries.


News & Events

PEG + CAT characters

Researchers at Education Development Center and SRI have found that children who used media content from PBS KIDS’ series PEG + CAT showed improvement in critical math areas involving ordinal numbers, spatial relationships, and 3-D shapes. Parents and caregivers also showed greater comfort and...