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  1. The Science of “The Martian”

    The hit movie The Martian has been called “a love letter to science.” EDC science educator Jacqueline Miller says it should be required viewing for students and teachers. ...

  2. From Gang Member to Employment

    A compelling slideshow documents how a participant in Proyecto METAS, an EDC-implemented livelihood program in Honduras, went from being a gang member to gaining the skills needed to find a job. ...

  3. Bringing the Lab into the Classroom

    An innovative program is giving students a glimpse into biotechnology—and perhaps their own futures. ...

  4. EDC to Lead National Center on Early Childhood Mental Health

    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 ...

  5. EDC at AERA Annual Meeting (4/16-20)

    Join EDC researchers at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), to be held April 16–20 in Chicago. This year’s meeting will explore the theme “Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research ...

  6. EDC to Present at 2015 Youth Workforce Development Summit

    EDC will present several sessions on youth development and work readiness at the 2015 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit. ...

  7. EDC and Boston's Artists for Humanity to Transform STEM and Arts into STEAM Power

    EDC and the Boston-based Artists for Humanity (AFH) have received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help connect local youth to science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM-related careers. ...

  8. Massachusetts Teachers Gather to Enhance Computer Science Skills

    Massachusetts teachers are gathering this week for a three-day workshop to learn how to incorporate computer modeling and simulation in their science classrooms. ...

  9. Free Digital Tool Improves Reading and Writing in U.S. History Class

    In the push to create digital learning resources for schools, developers say social studies have largely been ignored. Now that vacuum is being filled by EDC’s Zoom In, a free online tool that helps students learn U.S. history while also strengthening ...

  10. EDC Receives $6.8 million to Continue, Expand Efforts to Prevent Injury, Violence, and Suicide

    EDC’s nationally known programs to reduce injury, violence, and suicide have been recognized by two federal agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with combined first-year awards of nearly $7 million. ...