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
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
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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
Senior Project Director
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
Managing Project Director
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Project Director
Babette Moeller staff portrait
Distinguished Scholar
Kim Netter
Communications and Marketing Specialist
Carrie Parker
Principal Research Scientist
John Parris
Senior Research Scientist
Kirsten Peterson
Senior Project Director
William Potter
Principal International Technical Advisor
Simon Richmond
Project Director | Applied Technology Specialist
Julie Riordan
Senior Research Scientist
Susan Ross
International Development Specialist
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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
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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 report offers research-backed guidelines to support designers of big data interfaces for education.

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

For two years, the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Learning Resource Center at EDC and the ITEST community engaged in a collaborative exploration of evidence-bas

White papers

This white paper provides an overview of dosage, the data necessary to study dosage, and related key considerations.

Studies

Developed by EDC, this set of eight briefs outlines research related to the challenges and recommendations for K–12 STEM education.

Websites

This website offers free resources to help teachers provide effective instruction and support to students who are struggling with mathematics.

Curricula

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

Books

This handbook supports effective use of the Quality Measures: Principal Preparation Program Self-Assessment Toolkit.

Resource libraries

This resource library contains research, presentations, and white papers developed by EDC’s Oceans of Data Institute (ODI), which is dedicated to transforming education to help individuals succeed

Resource libraries

This resource library contains reports, evaluations, and toolkits produced by Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE) partners and principal investigators with DR K–12 grant