About this resource library
From professional development materials for teachers to research reports for policymakers, EDC has produced hundreds of useful, innovative resources. This library contains a selection of some of our materials, including:
- Digital games
- Reports/studies/white papers
- Resource libraries
This brief draws on research and development supported by the National Science Foundation to highlight important considerations about STEM educational experiences for young children and professional learning for educators who provide those experiences.
A series of 14 design engineering booklets that include student and teacher guidance for implementing long-term activities, such as designing a pinball game or building a trebuchet.
This fact sheet describes the importance of equity in STEM education.
Conducted by EDC and SRI International, the study’s goal was to understand the extent to which providing access to media resources focused on critical science and engineering concepts can help children living in low-income households learn.
Executive Summary of a report that examines The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™, a PBS KIDS multi-platform media property based on “The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library” book series by Random House and Dr. Seuss Enterprises.
This factsheet provides a brief overview of some of EDC’s work to ensure that all young children—especially those who live in low-income communities and are members of under-represented groups—can
Developed by EDC with support from the National Science Foundation and published by LAB-AIDS, EDC Earth Science is a full year, activity-driven high school earth science course that is ful
This website features assessments to diagnose whether students have specific misunderstandings or misconceptions about rational numbers, such as fractions and decimals.
The investigations in Explore It! provide an experiential foundation for the development of concepts aligned with the national standards that are addressed in formal school curricula. Explore It!
The Exploring Trees & Ponds Fall, Winter, and Spring Activities feature engaging investigations that bring middle school youth outdoors each season to explore the natural world using observation, digital photography, drawing, activity challenges, and scientific experiments.
This three-part series, funded by the National Science Foundation, features engaging activities that bring middle school youth outdoors to explore the natural world using observation, digital photo
This report examines Cyberchase: Mobile Adventures in STEM, a bilingual family engagement program for families with children ages 6 to 8 years old that uses weekly text messages and media to encourage parents and kids to do fun, hands-on environmental learning activities at home.
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
This robust website includes video-based case studies of six girls as they investigate what it means to be a scientist or engineer.
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