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
Randy Kochevar
Director, Oceans of Data Institute
Abigail Jurist Levy
Senior Research Scientist
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
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 free website offers middle school mathematics teachers proven strategies to support English learners’ success.

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

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

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

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In this briefing book, the leaders of the Massachusetts Computing Attainment Network (MassCAN) describe the goals, key accomplishments, and future directions of the partnership.

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EDC is collaborating with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, at the University of California, San Diego, to create this interactive, Web-based learning resource.

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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

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This white paper draws upon the results of a survey of 850 career and technical education (CTE) educators nationwide, 11 interviews with CTE state leaders, and recent literature to provide a panora

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This suite of research briefs created by EDC supports research-based implementation of 1-to-1 mobile tablet initiatives in elementary classrooms.