Not all students have a high quality STEM education, which can limit their post-secondary learning and career options. EDC works to improve the quality, effectiveness, and equity of STEM learning and teaching, giving all students a solid foundation in computer science and creating pathways to STEM careers for students from underrepresented groups, students from low-income families, and English learners.

We develop STEM curricula, digital games, and apps that engage, excite, and challenge students, aiming to foster and use technology for robust STEM experiences. And through national resource centers and collaborative research, we guide STEM research and program design.

Experts

Al Cuoco
Distinguished Scholar
Jim Diamond
Research Scientist
Leslie Goodyear
Principal Research Scientist
Cornelia Janke
Senior International Technical Advisor
Jennifer Kennedy
Deputy Chief of Party
Randy Kochevar
Director, Oceans of Data Institute
Abigail Jurist Levy
Senior Research Scientist
Carrie Lewis
Senior Technical Advisor
Joyce Malyn-Smith
Managing Project Director
June Mark
Managing Project Director
Carrie Parker
Director of Research, Leadership for Learning Innovation
Shelley Pasnik
Vice President | Director, Center for Children and Technology
Sarita Pillai
Managing Project Director
Elizabeth Miller Pittman
International Curriculum and Training Specialist
Deborah Spencer
Managing Project Director
Jim Stanton
Senior Project Director
Tony Streit
Senior Project Director

Resources

Here are a few of our resources on STEM. To see more, visit our Resources section.

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This data brief from the STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR) describes some of the steps being taken by the National Science Foundation’s Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and T

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EDC’s CME Project is a National Science Foundation–funded high school mathematics curriculum.

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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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The Committee on Successful Out-of-School STEM Learning, appointed by the National Research Council’s Board on Education, was charged with identifying effective out-of-school STEM settings and prog

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This three-part series, funded by the National Science Foundation, features engaging activities that bring middle school youth outdoors to explore the natural world using observation, digital photo

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This occupational profile details the skills, knowledge, and behaviors needed for success in big data fields.

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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

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

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This book, published by Heinemann, supports grades 6–10 teachers in implementing EDC’s Transition to Algebra curriculum.

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Transition to Algebra is a full-year curriculum designed by EDC to run concurrently with first-year algebra to raise the competence and confidence of students who may benefit from supports