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.
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.
How Inclusive Practices Support School Safety
When schools roll back inclusive practices in the name of school safety, it harms students with disabilities, says EDC’s Lauren Katzman.
Teaching Middle Schoolers about Cybersecurity
Kids use Internet-connected devices all the time, but many do not understand how to keep these safe and secure.
How Can We Improve Online Education?
Online courses can be a valuable resource for many students. Researchers and educators in Michigan are working together to find out if they can make them work better.
This toolkit links parents to a wide array of resources—including “fast facts,” fun family activities, and scholarship info—to prepare children and youth to thrive in our wired world and its workplaces.
This report studies the cost-effectiveness of information communication technology (ICT) in community schools during the Time to Learn project.
EDC’s CME Project is a National Science Foundation–funded high school mathematics curriculum.
Featuring insights from leading researchers, this brief describes National Science Foundation Discovery Research K-12 projects that identify strategies to accomplish the following:
Developed by EDC with support from the National Science Foundation and published by LAB-AIDS, EDC Earth Science is a full year, activity-driven high school earth science course that is ful
This report offers research-backed guidelines to support designers of big data interfaces for education.
Drawing on its extensive work in fragile environments, EDC developed this set of case studies that chronicles best practices, lessons learned, and stories of success.
In this video, NSF-funded researchers Arthur Barody, Jere Confrey, Paul Goldenberg, and Julie Sarama discuss the importance of mathematics education in the early grades.
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.
This 10th edition toolkit was developed for use in states and districts taking part in Wallace Foundation-funded efforts to improve school leadership.