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

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Co-Director, Science and Math Programs
Al Cuoco
Distinguished Scholar
Jim Diamond
Senior Research Associate
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Distinguished Scholar/Advisor
Leslie Goodyear
Principal Research Scientist
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Senior Research Scientist
Cornelia Janke
Senior International Technical Advisor
Jennifer Kennedy
Deputy Chief of Party
Randy Kochevar
Director, Oceans of Data Institute
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Scientist
Abigail Jurist Levy
Co-director, Science and Mathematics Programs
Carrie Lewis
Senior Technical Advisor
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Senior Project Director
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Research Scientist
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Research Scientist
Joyce Malyn-Smith
Managing Project Director
June Mark
Managing Project Director
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Project Director
Barbara Miller
Vice President | Interim Director, Learning and Teaching Division
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Distinguished Scholar
Carrie Parker
Principal Research Scientist
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
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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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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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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 suite of research briefs created by EDC supports research-based implementation of 1-to-1 mobile tablet initiatives in elementary classrooms.

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

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This document outlines the vision, mission, and three-year plan of the Massachusetts Computing Attainment Network (MassCAN), which is based at EDC.

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This brief presents findings from a 2014 CADRE study of early career STEM education researchers and veteran principal investigators and their experiences with early career mentoring, either of them

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This report covers EDC’s process evaluation of Year 1 of the iDesign project, a three-year NSF ITEST-funded project to engage underrepresented youth in designing interactive, culturally and sociall