EDC’s staff provides expertise in education and social science research. We design and conduct large-scale randomized controlled trials, quasi-experimental evaluations, research syntheses, and secondary data analyses.
Our staff also has extensive experience in conducting surveys and formative and marketing research, including focus groups and interviews. Findings are used to inform policy and program strategies as well as to identify communication strategies, provide input on how programs are working, and determine what actions are needed to promote education, health, and livelihoods.
This suite of research briefs created by EDC supports research-based implementation of 1-to-1 mobile tablet initiatives in elementary classrooms.
This brief describes EDC’s deep commitment to ensuring that all young children have the support they need during the critical early childhood window of time.
EDC developed four online games for middle school science students that address common misconceptions about photosynthesis, heredity, electricity, and heat transfer.
This report describes how the Regional Education Laboratory Northeast & Islands at EDC supported the formulation and implementation of a new data- and research-based discipline policy in one mi
EDC developed Video Opportunities for Innovative Condom Education and Safer Sex (VOICES/VOCES), a video-based intervention designed to increase condom use among heterosexual African American and La
This searchable database offers resources and materials selected and reviewed by the staff of the Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP).
Drawing on its extensive work in fragile environments, EDC developed this set of case studies that chronicles best practices, lessons learned, and stories of success.
This resource library contains reports, analyses, surveys, and fact sheets developed as part of EDC’s administration of the MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey from 2006 to 2014.
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
The authors share the findings of an EDC study that investigated whether the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network framework could be applied in the field of injury and violence prevention to reduce fatalities, hospitalizations and emergency department visits among 0–19-year-olds.