At LDC, our premise is simple:
Better Coaches + Better Teachers + Better Curriculum = Better Results.
When LDC partners with stakeholders at all levels of an educational system, together we prepare a rising generation of students to be informed leaders and critical thinkers.
of teachers agreed that LDC coaches effectively plan meetings and provide useful feedback.
of teachers said their LDC coach was knowledgeable and provided high-quality guidance
of administrators agreed that LDC’s backward design planning tools and job-embedded coaching aligned with existing reading and writing initiatives occurring at their schools.
improved in developing instructional plans
improved in constructing prompts, identifying assignments, and assessing student learning to revise instruction.
increased their understanding of the Common Core Standards for reading and writing.
In a Research for Action study of 1,600 teachers:
reported that LDC is effective in increasing rigor of writing assignments.
found LDC effective in promoting literacy skills in science and social studies.
found LDC effective in supporting students' college readiness.