Learning to Learn® is the most effective student retention program in higher education.
• 90% graduation rate for first-generation students at 4-year colleges
• 70% three-year graduate rate for community college students
For more information on LTL's college programs, go to www-ltl-college.com.
COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL REFORM
Learning to Learn® : Bridging the Achievement Gap in Urban Schools
Learning to Learn® is a research-based system of learning strategies with strong, lasting impacts on
achievement across the curriculum.
LTL coaches provide
teachers with ongoing
training and support.
LTL strategies involve
In LTL classrooms,
• The teacher is a
facilitator, not a
• Students apply research-based
to master new skills
Strong Results Within Three Months
Within 3 months, 70% of previously-struggling 6th-8th graders will make the following gains:
• Achieve gains of 6-24 months in reading comprehension
• Write well-constructed paragraphs with 80% correct grammatical
Perform math tasks meeting Common Core Curriculum standards with
100% accuracy, and correctly explain their math in words
(e.g., Eighth graders will understand the relation between ordered
pairs of numbers and accurately graph linear equations.)
Achieve C or better on classroom tests in history and science; attain at
least 30% higher scores than comparable non-LTL students on district- wide tests in these subject-matter areas
Concrete Products & Formative Evaluation
Every LTL activity produces a visible student product. This allows for ongoing formative evaluation
of students' skill usage.
Teachers are trained in effective classroom management practices that are reinforced through
consistently-applied school-wide policies and Parental Involvement activities.