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The online toolkit developed by the FCR-STEM group at LSI now serves as the State of Florida’s official source for standards information and course descriptions. More than 200,000 educators have an active CPALMS account, and there have been more than 700,000,000 resource downloads from the site. CPALMS is one of the most used educational tools by Florida’s schools and districts.


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The Community College Administrator Program is a U.S. State Department initiative intended to enhance international understanding of U.S. community colleges. Learn more: 

CCAP Information

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Below are links to a select bibliography of further readings on current issues facing community colleges and online modules in nine languages.

CCAP Online Modules

Supplemental Readings


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The website houses resources located from all over the web to support learning in language arts, mathematics, science, civics, and U.S. History. There are more than 800 original student tutorials and more are constantly being added.


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From ready-to-print 3D models, STEAM design challenges, and virtual STEM kits, to lesson plans for the MyBot robots and Labdisc portable sensors, MyStemKits has everything you need. 

My Stem Kits



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Below is a link to recent publications by LSI staff and students.


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LSI has worked on projects in 38 countries and has managed projects worth more than $56 million, with another $31 million in grants and contracts pending in the most recent fiscal year. 


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The Learning Systems Institute (LSI) is at the forefront of developing innovative solutions that bridge theory and practice in education. Our experts’ advanced research provides not only state-of-the-art methods but also a clear path for implementation. We have been providing innovative work for 53 years in 47 countries.

Capability Statement



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We had a busy and extremely successful 2022 at LSI, with many accomplishments that make us all proud. With 54 projects in 13 countries, this was a challenging and successful year for our dedicated faculty and staff. We made significant achievements that positively impacted learning worldwide.

2022 Annual Report