At EDC, we are preparing to support districts across Massachusetts in their reopening plans through the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Mental Health Academy.
May 18, 2020
When students experience traumatic events—violence, grief, abuse—their ability to cope with emotions and to learn is severely...
May 5, 2020
Every May when National Teacher Day rolls around during U.S. Teacher Appreciation Week , we help our kids make cards for their...
April 29, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the many communities whose daily experience of inequity, vulnerability, and marginalization has been intensified by the pandemic.
April 22, 2020
As we celebrate International Book and Copyright Day on April 23, we reflect on the fact that many families lack the appropriate materials for their children to continue learning at home.
April 21, 2020
In an age when the pace of technological innovation continues to accelerate, it is increasingly difficult to identify what skills will be relevant 5 years from now—let alone 50.
April 14, 2020
With schools closed for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19, parents have the starring role in their children’s formal education—supporting their learning, managing their “classroom” behaviors, and keeping them physically active.
April 8, 2020
Colleges and universities across the country have shifted from in-person to virtual classrooms due to COVID-19, and this post...
April 7, 2020
If there is any message of hope coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that prevention is a frontline defender against premature illness and death.
April 7, 2020
The need for social distancing is also impacting health workers’ ability to deliver critical services to people living with HIV.