EDC’s Oceans of Data Institute (ODI) convened an expert panel of data analysts and educators for a workshop on data literacy. Their recommendations are now included in a new report, Building Global Interest in Data Literacy: A Dialogue.
A new study by researchers at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the University of Massachusetts, and EDC finds that the economic cost of suicide in the United States has been significantly underestimated.
Researchers at EDC and SRI International have found that children who used media content from PBS KIDS’ series PEG + CAT showed improvement in critical math areas involving ordinal numbers, spatial relationships, and 3-D shapes.
EDC is working with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to coordinate “Next Generation STEM Learning for All,” a daylong forum on STEM learning.
Eleven communities will receive $4 million in grants to boost their biology education thanks to the Amgen Foundation’s Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE), an innovative science education program managed by EDC.
EDC will receive $6 million over the next four years to manage the National Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation. Announced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the new center was established to advance infant and early childhood mental health consultation.