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Center for Research on Learning

Creating Solutions to Educational Challenges

The University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning (KUCRL) is a multidisciplinary research team whose overarching goal is to create solutions to educational challenges. KUCRL is dedicated to development and research of educational programs and practices that improve outcomes for all learners, including those with learning differences or disabilities. These interventions and practices address higher-order reasoning skills, adolescent literacy, adult literacy, language and reading comprehension strategies, written expression strategies, math skills and strategies, social emotional learning skills, and explicit instruction and routines that respond to diversity in today’s schools. 

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Congratulations for $2.4 Million Grant Award

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KUCRL is Awarded a 2021 OSEP Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities, Stepping-up Technology Implementation Grant
Madonna Pund

Behind Our Research

Madonna Pund
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Joined KUCRL in July 2021

Favorite Quote: “It's not that I'm smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer." - Albert Einstein
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The Teaching Cross-Curricular Argumentation guidebook helps students analyze and examine claims they may encounter in their daily lives to determine their validity. Students learn to carefully examine the claim and engage in the process of argumentation.

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The University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning provides technical assistance to State and Local Education Agencies seeking to address the language and literacy challenges faced by disadvantage children and youth. The CRL offers a wide array of programs, interventions, professional development, and instructional coaching that can impact literacy outcomes for students with disabilities, English learners, and students from low income households.

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