Relationship with the KU Center for Research on Learning
"GIST facilitates teachers’ ability to plan and present research-based interventions more effectively. I support the use of this software and the potential benefits that it promises to teachers and to future research initiatives undertaken by the CRL." — Dr. Donald Deshler, Director, KU Center for Research on Learning
GIST integrates principles of evidence-based instruction crafted by researchers at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning (KU-CRL). KU-CRL is recognized nationally as a leader in instructional design for diverse classrooms.
Velvet Bridge makes donations annually to KU-CRL and other organizations supporting research, development, and evaluation of strategic instruction.