We create and test learning experiences that lead to deep understanding and an ability to act thoughtfully upon the world. Whether in settings that are rich or poor in resources, we are committed to building sound foundations in literacy, science, and mathematics.
Through engaging classroom curricula, media instruction, digital tools, and teacher training, we equip children and young adults with the fundamentals they need to be successful—in school and in life.
How Inclusive Practices Support School Safety
When schools roll back inclusive practices in the name of school safety, it harms students with disabilities, says EDC’s Lauren Katzman.
Teaching Middle Schoolers about Cybersecurity
Kids use Internet-connected devices all the time, but many do not understand how to keep these safe and secure.
How Can We Improve Online Education?
Online courses can be a valuable resource for many students. Researchers and educators in Michigan are working together to find out if they can make them work better.
Improving Literacy in Mali
In Mali, a balanced literacy approach is helping young children learn to read and write.
From Literature to Life Skills: One Educator’s Journey
Whether she’s teaching English or health, Naomi Mnthali believes in listening and learning.
What Does Extra Math Add Up to in the Middle Grades?
Mathematics intervention classes are becoming increasingly popular in the middle grades. A new study shows just how prevalent they are.
This data brief from the STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR) describes some of the steps being taken by the National Science Foundation’s Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and T
This suite of research briefs created by EDC supports research-based implementation of 1-to-1 mobile tablet initiatives in elementary classrooms.
The proliferation of new technologies is changing the way we live, learn, and work. This white paper examines the complex and interconnected challenges related to workforce development, economics, education, equity, and ethics that our society must address to ensure our workforce is future-ready.
This guide helps school districts choose the computer science (CS) curricula that best suit their communities’ needs.
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.
EDC conducted a research study in the Democratic Republic of Congo to test the effects of teacher knowledge and practice on student learning.
Math for All is a multimedia mathematics professional development resource for general and special education teachers.
This website offers free resources to help teachers provide effective instruction and support to students who are struggling with mathematics.
This collection of six essays shares insights and strategies from EDC’s work to close opportunity gaps in mathematics education and support teachers in improving instruction.
This questionnaire was created by EDC, with funding from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, for schools and districts to monitor support for student-centered learning.