Among the longstanding themes of the research of the Life Span Institute has been the improvement of educational quality and delivery through science. Our education science research includes work on technical assistance in the schools, instructional coaching, leadership development, and technical innovation that make educational achievement easier and more efficient. Through research we aim to improve both student achievement and inclusive education.
News: Project WRITE Proves Effective
KU researchers have found that a new program is highly effective at helping teachers use technology to improve the writing skills of students, especially those with disabilities, as well as save educators time and give them new tools to assess learners’ progress.
Introducing Kathleen Lane
Kathleen Lynne Lane, Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, focuses on designing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered (Ci3T) models of prevention.
Featured Research Center: KU Center for Research on Learning
The KU Center for Research on Learning is dedicated to development and research of educational programs and practices that improve outcomes for all learners, including those with learning differences or disabilities.