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.

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Resources

Here are a few of our resources on behavioral, physical, and mental health. To see more, visit our Resources section.

Curricula

The Exploring Trees & Ponds Fall, Winter, and Spring Activities feature engaging investigations that bring middle school youth outdoors each season to explore the natural world using observation, digital photography, drawing, activity challenges, and scientific experiments.

Toolkits

This resource focuses on building high-quality teaching and learning within a distance-based system.

Toolkits

This document provides practitioners with a five-session coaching series on how to use the social and emotional learning (SEL) research literature to identify evidence-based SEL interventions to im

Studies

EDC, in collaboration with District 75 Citywide Programs, New York City Department of Education, conducted a rigorous study of Structured Methods in Language Education (SMiLE), a highly structured, multisensory reading program designed to provide the high-need population of students with significant cognitive disabilities who are non- or beginning readers with the skills to access authentic text, become readers and move towards greater independence

Fact sheets

The Package for Improving Education Quality (PIEQ) project aims to improve French and math learning in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Through collaboration with DRC's National Ministry of Education (MNE), PIEQ builds the capacity of teachers, schools, and communities in three Congolese provinces to increase student learning by improving teaching and the school environment.

Reports

This report presents results of the endline literacy and mathematics assessments conducted in October 2016.

Reports

For two years, the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Learning Resource Center at EDC and the ITEST community engaged in a collaborative exploration of evidence-bas

Reports

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.

White papers

This brief outlines EDC’s approach to preventing and responding to school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV).

South Sudan Interactive Radio Instruction (SSIRI), funded by the United States Agency for International Development and working with the Ministry of Education, uses radio-based learning and other technologies to deliver high-quality education programs to children, youth, and adults in South Sudan.