Elementary and Secondary Education
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.
A Second Chance at School in Mali
In Mali, accelerated education is helping thousands of children get back to school.
Is Social Media Harmful to Students with Disabilities?
A new report on social media finds some benefits, but higher cyberbullying rates.
3 Ways to Stop the Summer Slide
Want to help kids keep learning this summer? Here are some tips for parents and caregivers.
How Schools Can Support Students Affected by Opioids
The trauma children experience as a result of opioid misuse at home can affect how they do in school—but schools can help.
3 Ways Schools Can Support Children Affected by the Opioid Crisis
Schools are uniquely positioned to address the needs of children exposed to trauma, says Shai Fuxman.
Accelerating Education in Liberia
An estimated 300,000 Liberian children do not attend school. What’s being done to provide more access to education?
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
In this midterm evaluation of the Basa Pilipinas project in the Philippines, EDC tracked and measured changes in student reading performance.
The Work-Based Learning Data Collection Toolkit is designed to guide educators and school administrators in developing or improving their systems for collecting work-based learning data.
These teachers’ guides supplement the Living: Skills for Life, Botswana’s Window of Hope curricula.
This case study examines how support from EDC’s First 10 initiative has advanced East Providence’s goals to strengthen and align its early education and support structures, improving services for children and families.
Math for All is a multimedia mathematics professional development resource for general and special education teachers.
In response to an outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia, EDC’s USAID Advancing Youth Project (AYP) developed a set of literacy and numeracy interactive audio instruction (IAI) lessons for radio broadcast.
What does it mean to be data literate in the world of “big data”? What should we teach students to better prepare them to participate in our workforce and society? This report answers these questions and shares takeaways from a three-day workshop led by EDC and IBM, "Building Global Interest in Data Literacy: A Dialogue."
This guidebook and toolkit shares one of EDC’s approaches to continuous improvement and provides case studies, templates, exercises, tips, and highlights to help you use the process.
The Benin Teacher Motivation and Training (TMT) project, initiated in July 2009, seeks to improve primary school teacher training and performance.