We create and test learning experiences that lead to deep understanding and an ability to act thoughtfully upon the world. Whether in settings that are rich or poor in resources, we are committed to building sound foundations in literacy, science, and mathematics.
Through engaging classroom curricula, media instruction, digital tools, and teacher training, we equip children and young adults with the fundamentals they need to be successful—in school and in life.
A Voice for Elementary Science
To better prepare students, science learning should start in elementary school.
Rekindling Literacy Instruction in Honduras
Despite challenging and often dangerous contexts, a new effort seeks to improve education for students across the country.
Reigniting Elementary Science Education
“For too long, students have been given too little time for science,” says Abigail Jurist Levy. “We can’t afford that any longer.”
Readers Today, Leaders Tomorrow
Low rates of literacy in Honduras imperil the country’s future. A new project aims to change that.
3 Ways to Improve Civics Education
Concerns about voter engagement and misinformation are driving the need for better civics education. What should that look like?
A New Approach to Literacy in the Philippines
Students are learning to read in their mother tongue—and the results speak for themselves.
This collection of essays shares insights and strategies from EDC’s work to support teachers’ professional learning, as well as links to an array of EDC’s resources for teachers.
This brief describes the importance of expanding access to computer science (CS) learning and details EDC’s work to ensure all students have high-quality CS educations.
This report presents detailed descriptions of five guidelines for schools and districts to consider as they draw upon interactive mobile technologies to promote students’ mathematical thinking.
Transition to Algebra is a full-year curriculum designed by EDC to run concurrently with first-year algebra to raise the competence and confidence of students who may benefit from supports
Math for All is a multimedia mathematics professional development resource for general and special education teachers.
This executive summary captures the results of the National Survey on Supporting Struggling Mathematics Learners in the Middle Grades, a study designed and conducted by EDC.
EDC’s Chemistry: Concepts and Practices, a yearlong high school course curriculum, fosters grade 9–12 students’ scientific and data literacy; builds their reading, writing, and oral commun
These teachers’ guides supplement the Living: Skills for Life, Botswana’s Window of Hope curricula.
This evaluation of the Harnessing Youth Volunteers as Literacy Leaders (HYVALL) project in Senegal explores the potential links between specific elements of the intervention and student reading gains.
The award-winning Success at the Core professional development toolkit helps to develop effective school leadership and teaching that prepares all students for success.