Collaborative Classroom in the Field: Research

Center for Collaborative Classroom continuously learns and evolves alongside our district partners. For over 40 years we have conducted research, analyzed data, and worked in classrooms to create and revise programs and services that support students’ academic and social development while supporting ongoing teacher learning.

The chart below identifies the ESSA evidence level for each of our programs. Click the link for each program for further details.

Level 4
Demonstrates a Rationale
Level 3
Promising Evidence
Level 2
Moderate Evidence
Level 1
Strong Evidence
Collaborative Literacy✔︎
Being a Reader✔︎
Making Meaning/Book Clubs✔︎
Being a Writer✔︎
Caring School Community✔︎✔︎✔︎✔︎

Case Studies

Teachers and leaders in school systems across the country use powerful and rigorous Collaborative Classroom curricula to improve outcomes in literacy instruction and school culture. Select from the dropdown to learn more.

Collaborative Literacy

Sioux Falls School District

Collaborative Literacy and SIPPS provide the largest school district in South Dakota with a comprehensive ELA solution and successful outcomes for all readers.

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Empowering Students to Love Reading: Using SIPPS as Tier I Instruction and Tier II Intervention in the Bonita Unified School District

A Southern California school district adopts SIPPS and sees results in not just reading skills, but other subjects as well.

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A Focus on Core Curriculum Implementation Facilitates MTSS and Accelerates Achievement

Pajaro Valley Unified School District addresses excessive MTSS Tier III demand through intensive intervention with SIPPS across all tiers.

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Collaborative Literacy

Collaborative Literacy Excites KIPP Bay Area Public Schools

A multi-site California charter school addresses their need for a comprehensive literacy curriculum with Collaborative Literacy, with strong results.

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Collaborative Literacy

Egypt Lake Elementary School

A Florida K–5 school rejuvenates its ELA program with Collaborative Literacy and SIPPS.

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