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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Projects

Resources

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

White papers

EDC considers the impact of gender, inclusion, and social norms throughout the project life cycle, while respecting local culture.

Studies

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

Reports

This study examined employment outcomes among beginning teachers in Rhode Island who were trained in a teacher preparation program in the state.

Reports

This brief describes the continuous improvement process and how that process works in educational settings. It features an overview, references, and resources that school and district leaders may find helpful as they seek to integrate continuous improvement cycles into their work to improve teaching and learning.

Reports

The Community School Alliances (CSA) Project was a successful, innovative effort to strengthen the role that communities play in primary school education in Ghana.

Reports

This report provides an overview of EDC’s Elementary Science Summit.

Reports

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

Reports

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.

White papers

This paper provides a resource for prospective DRK–12 grantees by identifying some of the theories that current and recent DRK–12 grantees are using in their research on broadening participation.

Resource libraries

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