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  1. Living: Skills for Life, Botswana’s Window of Hope

    Visit Resource This set of materials was designed to help teachers and learners facilitate life skills education in the classroom, with the goal of preventing the transmission of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. The materials are ...

  2. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Akazi Kanoze Youth in Rural Rwanda

    A Randomized Controlled Trial of Akazi Kanoze Youth in Rural Rwanda EDC conducted a randomized controlled trial in Year 5 of the Akazi Kanoze (AK) project to measure whether, as a result of the project, youth showed a measurable change in employability ...

  3. Girls Communicating Career Connection

    Visit Resource This robust website includes video-based case studies of six girls as they investigate what it means to be a scientist or engineer. The videos feature girls from underserved groups (minority populations, youth of low socioeconomic status, ...

  4. Incorporating Early Learning Strategies in the School Improvement Grants Program

    Visit Resource This report, published by the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO) and the Center on School Turnaround (CST), describes how three schools in Massachusetts, Missouri, and Nebraska integrated early childhood strategies into ...

  5. Ocean Tracks College Edition

    Visit Resource EDC is collaborating with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, at the University of California, San Diego, to create this interactive, Web-based learning resource. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Ocean Tracks College ...

  6. Profile of a Big Data-Enabled Specialist

    Visit Resource This occupational profile details the skills, knowledge, and behaviors needed for success in big data fields. The profile was developed by a panel of experts, convened by EDC in 2014, from the scientific, education, business, and law ...

  7. Preschool Teachers Can Use a PBS KIDS Transmedia Curriculum Supplement to Support Young Children’s Mathematics Learning

    Visit Resource This report presents findings from the Prekindergarten Transmedia Mathematics Study. The study examined whether a PBS KIDS transmedia mathematics curriculum implemented by teachers in early learning centers could positively affect children ...

  8. SMARTR

    Visit Resource EDC led the development of SMARTR, a website of free math and science “virtual learning experiences” (VLEs) for middle-grades students. The math and science activities on the SMARTR site include topics such as ratios and proportions, ...

  9. A Learner-Centered Design Method for Educational Technology

    A Learner-Centered Design Method for Educational Technology Visit Resource This paper presents EDC’s findings from the case studies of three National Science Foundation-funded STEM projects involving successful youth co-design team activities. Key ...

  10. Supporting Parent-Child Experiences with PEG+CAT Early Math Concepts

    Visit Resource In this study, EDC and SRI researchers explored how time spent viewing and playing with PBS KIDS educational, noncommercial media can benefit young children’s learning, especially those growing up in lower-income communities. The research ...