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.

Experts

Annie Alcid
Deputy Chief of Party
Maria-Paz Avery staff photo
Managing Project Director
EDC's Susan Bruckner staff portrait
Senior International Technical Advisor
Pam Buffington staff photo
Co-Director, Science and Math Programs
Rebecca Carey staff portrait
Managing Project Director
Rachel Christina staff portrait
Team Leader, Basic Education and Literacy Team/Senior Literacy Expert
Nancy Clark-Chiarelli
Literacy Specialist
Jim Diamond
Senior Research Associate
Eliza Fabillar staff portrait
Senior Project Director
Lauren Gilman
Director, MassTAPP
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Distinguished Scholar/Advisor
Hanita Makoto staff photo
Researcher
Naomi Hupert staff portrait
Research Scientist
David Jacobson staff portrait
Principal Technical Advisor
Ilene Kantrov
Director, Pathways to College and Careers
Lauren Katzman
Project Director
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Distinguished Scholar
Randy Kochevar
Director, Oceans of Data Institute
Abigail Jurist Levy
Co-Director, Science and Mathematics Programs
Carrie Lewis
Senior Technical Advisor
Daniel Light staff portrait
Research Scientist
Brian Lord staff portrait
Principal Research Scientist
June Mark staff portrait
Managing Project Director
Catherine McCulloch staff photo
Senior Project Director
Babette Moeller staff portrait
Distinguished Scholar
Kim Netter
Communications and Marketing Specialist
Carrie Parker
Principal Research Scientist
John Parris
Senior Research Scientist
William Potter
Principal International Technical Advisor
Simon Richmond
Project Director | Applied Technology Specialist
Julie Riordan
Senior Research Scientist
Susan Ross
International Development Specialist
Katherine Shields staff profile photo
Senior Research Associate
Deborah Spencer
Managing Project Director
Jim Stanton staff portrait
Senior Project Director
Tony Streit
Senior Project Director
Bill Tally
Senior Research Scientist
Lisa Hartenberger Toby
Senior International Technical Advisor
Jill Weber
Vice President | Director of Research, Evaluation, and Policy
Jacqueline Zweig staff photo
Research Scientist

Projects

Resources

Here are a few of our resources on behavioral, physical, and mental health. To see more, visit our Resources section.

Reports

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.

Reports

This brief describes how to use a student learning objectives (SLO) analysis tool to ensure rigor and consistency. It also includes a case study of how one district used an analysis tool to evaluate the development and implementation of its SLOs.

Reports

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.

Reports

This questionnaire was created by EDC, with funding from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, for schools and districts to monitor support for student-centered learning.

Curricula

These teachers’ guides supplement the Living: Skills for Life, Botswana’s Window of Hope curricula.

Websites

Zoom In is a free, research-based online tool that helps students learn U.S. history while strengthening their literacy skills.

Reports

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.

Books

Developed as part of the Park City Mathematics Institute (PCMI) and published by the American Mathematical Society, the IAS/PCMI–The Teacher Program Series includes three professional development b

Toolkits

Math for All is a multi-media mathematics professional development resource for general and special education teachers.

Toolkits

This toolkit provides program designers with information on how to develop and implement effective early childhood interactive audio instruction (IAI) programs in a range of settings.