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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.

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Co-Director, Science and Math Programs
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Nancy Clark-Chiarelli
Literacy Specialist
Lauren Gilman
Director, MassTAPP
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Distinguished Scholar/Advisor
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Researcher
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Senior Research Scientist
David Jacobson staff portrait
Principal Technical Advisor
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Distinguished Scholar
Randy Kochevar
Director, Oceans of Data Institute
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Co-Director, Science and Mathematics Programs
Carrie Lewis
Senior Technical Advisor
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Research Scientist
Brian Lord staff portrait
Principal Research Scientist
June Mark staff portrait
Managing Project Director
EDC's Catherine McCulloch staff portrait
Senior Project Director
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Distinguished Scholar
Carrie Parker
Principal Research Scientist
John Parris
Senior Research Scientist
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
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Senior Project Director
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Projects

Resources

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

Curricula

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

Toolkits

This 10th edition toolkit was developed for use in states and districts taking part in Wallace Foundation-funded efforts to improve school leadership.

Curricula

This curriculum guide is designed as a tool to help teachers in autism inclusion schools facilitate an after-school or lunchtime “Maker Club.”

White papers

This paper provides a resource for prospective DRK–12 grantees by identifying some of the theories that current and recent DRK–12 grantees are using in their research on broadening participation.

Studies

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

White papers

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

Studies

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

Reports

The proliferation of new technologies is changing the way we live, learn, and work. This white paper examines the complex and interconnected challenges related to workforce development, economics, education, equity, and ethics that our society must address to ensure our workforce is future-ready.

Curricula

Designed by EDC and the Ford Motor Company Fund, the Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL) initiative includes an interdisciplinary high school curriculum, professional development, and a successful

Reports

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