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 website offers free resources to help teachers provide effective instruction and support to students who are struggling with mathematics.
This report summarizes the results of a small-scale evaluation EDC conducted in collaboration with Mali’s Ministry of National Education to examine the effectiveness of a balanced literacy approach.
This report studies the cost-effectiveness of information communication technology (ICT) in community schools during the Time to Learn project.
In this midterm evaluation of the Basa Pilipinas project in the Philippines, EDC tracked and measured changes in student reading performance.
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 questionnaire was developed by EDC, with funding from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, for schools and districts to support student-centered learning (SCL) approaches.
This resource library on the CADRE website highlights opportunities, resources, and projects that aim to increase involvement for underserved and underrepresented populations at all levels of STEM
EDC developed four online games for middle school science students that address common misconceptions about photosynthesis, heredity, electricity, and heat transfer.
This 10th edition toolkit was developed for use in states and districts taking part in Wallace Foundation-funded efforts to improve school leadership.