EDC program staff will develop systems for teacher management and professional development as well as create a rich variety of classroom resources, including Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI) programs for Malian children in all grades.
An EDC study found that classroom teaching experience is a stronger indicator of first-rate science instruction than other qualifications, in particular the “highly qualified teacher” status as determined by the No Child Left Behind Act.
TEACH-VIP E-Learning presents a comprehensive list of topics to online learners, including injury prevention, measuring injuries and violence, and policy development and advocacy, as well as problem-specific content and self-assessments.
A first-of-its-kind network in the Caribbean is uniting HIV and AIDS coordinators to use education to prevent HIV and AIDS, teach the public about how HIV is transmitted, and empower schools to be inclusive learning and working environments.
EDC’s Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center is a federally funded agency that works across the self-governing American Indian communities throughout the United States to improve juvenile justice systems and health programming for youth.
Like many technology-focused educators, EDC’s Bob Spielvogel concentrates on applying technology to improving the quality of learning and teaching, expanding online educational content, and providing access to education in the world’s remote areas.
A new series of online courses from EDC is helping U.S. history teachers make the most of primary source documents, such as letters, pamphlets, and journals, and trips to historical sites to enhance the learning experience for their students.
Working with academic deans from eight seminaries in the Midwest Association of Theological Schools, EDC recently identified nine major responsibilities of a Roman Catholic priest. The resulting In Fulfillment of Their Mission describes duties that include teaching the faith, celebrating liturgy and sacraments, and leading parish administration.
With support from EDC, an initiative called the Social Legacy Program is working with Armenian Disability People Organizations to develop a national coalition. Coalition members will identify one or more challenges and then will develop activities to address those challenges.
Most Somali children have known nothing but war. Said Yasin, who develops educational programs in this African nation, is continually amazed and inspired by students’ unquenchable desire to learn—even under dire circumstances. On a recent visit to the United States, Yasin reflected on the radio-based instruction program that reaches 250,000 children and more than 7,000 teachers.