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  1. Getting the Most from Online Learning

    Online learning doesn’t have to be a lonely experience, says EDC’s Mary Burns. Instead, students need to connect with the content, the instructor, and each other. ...

  2. EDC’s Zero Suicide Featured on Diane Rehm Show

    Listen as EDC’s Julie Goldstein Grumet describes how the Zero Suicide initiative is helping health care systems reduce suicide among patients. ...

  3. EDC Study: Educational Media, Parents, and Children

    Research conducted by EDC and SRI International showed that by watching educational media with their children, parents boost their own confidence and support for their children’s learning. ...

  4. Bringing Computer Science to Massachusetts Classrooms

    The Massachusetts legislature has approved funding to teach computer science in schools, an initiative championed by EDC as part of the Massachusetts Computing Attainment Network (MassCAN). EDC and its partners Google and Microsoft are working to introduce ...

  5. Streaming Services, Kids, and Technology

    More and more, streaming services like Netflix are gearing new programming to target young viewers. EDC’s Naomi Hupert of the Center for Children and Technology comments on the way these new strategies are changing how children interact with devices such ...

  6. Letter: Career Education for Students

    How do you engage students in career education? EDC’s Sarita Pillai discusses the importance of connecting careers and real world contexts and describes the work of the STEM Learning and Research Center to make those connections. ...

  7. New Study on Mental Health Stigma

    There’s a shift in Americans’ perceptions of mental and physical health, a new study finds. EDC’s Doryn Chervin comments. ...

  8. Expanding Opportunities for Afterschool and Summer Learning

    EDC’s Tony Streit will lead the newly launched National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, which will work to expand access to high-quality programs for low-income kids. ...

  9. EDC Science Fair Study Cited

    How can parents best support their kids in preparing science fair projects? EDC’s Science Under the ‘Scope project is cited in this story exploring the issue. ...

  10. Editorial: Raising the Age to Purchase Tobacco

    The Boston Globe cites EDC research on teen smoking rates in an editorial advocating raising the tobacco sales age to 21. ...