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  1. Salud y éxito

    The transition from childhood to adolescence presents pre-teens with many new health decisions. Although parents play an important role in helping their children make safe choices during this time, conversations about sensitive topics such as sex can ...

  2. Amgen Biotech Experience

    Biotechnology is a field full of promise. But with expensive laboratory equipment and skilled instructors often in short supply, too few middle and high school students are able to develop the high-tech skills they would need to pursue careers in this ...

  3. Next Generation Preschool Science

    Early science experiences can inspire a lifetime of learning and curiosity, but not all students have equal access to these opportunities. That’s why EDC, in partnership with SRI International and WGBH, has developed and evaluated Next Generation ...

  4. 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation

    Afterschool programs in high-poverty communities are often tasked with meeting the social and academic needs of a diverse group of learners. Through evaluation, these programs can identify what’s working, what’s not, and how to provide high-quality ...

  5. Evaluation of Techbridge Scale-Up

    Girls receive fewer opportunities to engage in STEM learning in and out of school, less guidance about career options, and less encouragement to prepare themselves for the future than boys. The result? Women are an underrepresented population in the U.S. ...

  6. Time to Learn

    Community schools act as a vital lifeline to education for one-fifth of all students in Zambia, yet these schools face many challenges. Teachers are often unpaid volunteers, and books and basic classroom resources are limited. Many students have to walk ...

  7. Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE)

    Improving STEM education is a team effort. It requires dedicated teachers as well as researchers, curriculum developers, and scholars, all working together to support innovation and excellence in the classroom. This is the idea behind the Community for ...

  8. Ready To Learn

    As digital tools have become more ubiquitous in homes and classrooms, it has become imperative to research the impact of digital media, games, and experiences on young children’s learning. EDC has long been committed to understanding how technology can ...

  9. Science Fairs Under the ’Scope

    Every year across the United States, kids dutifully create and show their science fair projects. Science fairs have been around for more than 60 years, and yet there is no real research-based evidence to show what kids learn from them. With support from ...

  10. STEM Learning and Research (STELAR) Center

    Ensuring the vitality of the U.S. high-tech sector requires engaging and inclusive STEM programs that inspire the next generation of innovators and inventors. EDC is continuing a long legacy of support for these critical initiatives through its leadership ...