LectaTests (DTS assessments)
Leadership & recruitment
DiscoTests (grades 4-12)
Free demonstration (ages 9+)
LecticaLive for parents
Who we are
Go to DTS
Describes the free demonstration of the Lectical Reflective Judgment Assessment and our breakthrough electronic developmental assessment system, CLAS.
Webinar describing how the CLAS Demo can be used in classroom or school-level experiments.
Describes Lecticalive for Parents, a new subscription service we're building with the help of an Indegogo crowdfunding campaign.
Describes our mission and general approach.
Explains our educational ideas and aims.
Explains the virtuous cycle of learning—the learning model behind all of our learning tools.
Describes our developmental levels.
Describes how "optimal" learning works.
Describes how we measure "robust" learning.
Explains why the skills we measure and grow are important in the workplace.
Introduces Lectica, DTS, and our leadership work, and provides a description of the Lectical Leadership Decision Making Assessment (LDMA) and how it works to support leader development.
Describes the Lectical Levels that are most common in adulthood, with a focus on leader revelopment.
Introduces the LDMA to test-takers.
Describes how to answer questions on Lectical Assessments.
Shows test-takers how to work with the feedback in our reports.
Introduces the LSUA to test-takers.
Introduces our initiative to bring Lectica's learning tools to students everywhere.
Explains the fundamental difference between simple memorization and real learning.
Describes the harm caused by an over-emphasis on memorization.
Introduces Foundations of Lectical Assessement, a graduate level course covering the literature that inspired our work.
Explains Lectical Assessment in Practice—1, our popular certification course for coaches and consultants.
The early days of DTS/Lectica (2009)
What's behind Lectical Assessments (2009)
How the history of developmental assessment influenced the development of the LAS and Lectical Assessments (2009)
Leadership and decision-making
The ideal relationship between learning and development
Developmental levels & tiers
IES (US Department of Education)
The Spencer Foundation
Dr. Sharon Solloway
The Simpson Foundation
The Leopold Foundation
Glastonbury School District, CT
The Ross School
Rainbow Community School
The Study School
Long Trail School
The US Naval Academy
The City of Edmonton, Alberta
The US Federal Government
Virtuous cycles (white paper)
Validity & reliability
Kurt Fischer, Ph.D. Harvard Graduate School of Education, Emeritus
Antonio Battro, MD, Ph.D., One Laptop Per Child
Marc Schwartz, Ph.D. and former high school teacher, University of Texas at Arlington
Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Ed.D., University of Southern California
Willis Overton, Ph.D., Temple University, Emeritus