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

Rachel Christina
Team Leader, Basic Education and Literacy Team/Senior Literacy Expert
Jim Diamond
Research Scientist
Ilene Kantrov
Director, Pathways to College and Careers
Lauren Katzman
Project Director
Thelma Khelghati
Chief of Party | Education Specialist
Randy Kochevar
Director, Oceans of Data Institute
Abigail Jurist Levy
Senior Research Scientist
Carrie Lewis
Senior Technical Advisor
June Mark
Managing Project Director
John Parris
Senior Research Scientist
Kirsten Peterson
Senior Project Director
William Potter
Principal International Technical Advisor
Julie Riordan
Senior Research Scientist
Susan Ross
International Development Specialist
Jon Silverstone
Director, Global Health Team
Deborah Spencer
Managing Project Director
Jim Stanton
Senior Project Director
Tony Streit
Senior Project Director
Bill Tally
Senior Research Scientist
Jill Weber
Vice President | Director of Research, Evaluation, and Policy

Resources

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

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This resource library contains research publications, policy briefs, toolkits, and reports produced by researchers at the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands at EDC.

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Featuring insights from leading researchers, this brief describes National Science Foundation Discovery Research K-12 projects that identify strategies to accomplish the following:

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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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This report examines concerns about the technology readiness of adolescent learners for college and career, and it identifies effective ways to use technology to personalize a student’s learning ex

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EDC developed four online games for middle school science students that address common misconceptions about photosynthesis, heredity, electricity, and heat transfer.

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EDC’s Biology: Concepts and Practices, a yearlong high school course curriculum, fosters grade 9–12 students’ scientific and data literacy; builds their reading, writing, and oral communic