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.
A Second Chance at School in Mali
In Mali, accelerated education is helping thousands of children get back to school.
Is Social Media Harmful to Students with Disabilities?
A new report on social media finds some benefits, but higher cyberbullying rates.
3 Ways to Stop the Summer Slide
Want to help kids keep learning this summer? Here are some tips for parents and caregivers.
How Schools Can Support Students Affected by Opioids
The trauma children experience as a result of opioid misuse at home can affect how they do in school—but schools can help.
3 Ways Schools Can Support Children Affected by the Opioid Crisis
Schools are uniquely positioned to address the needs of children exposed to trauma, says Shai Fuxman.
Accelerating Education in Liberia
An estimated 300,000 Liberian children do not attend school. What’s being done to provide more access to education?
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 annotated bibliography features a “starter set” of key research reports, practice briefs, policy papers, and tools to inform efforts to strengthen elementary science in schools and communities.
Minority Education for Growth and Advancement–Skills for Youth (MEGA-SkY) was supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and implemented by EDC in collaboration with International Youth Foundation (IYF).
This report shares the findings from a landscape study commissioned by The Wallace Foundation and conducted by EDC to advance knowledge of how school districts ensure and improve the quality of the
EDC developed four online games for middle school science students that address common misconceptions about photosynthesis, heredity, electricity, and heat transfer.
This study compares two methods of identifying Beating-the-Odds Schools in Puerto Rico.
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.
This guide provides an overview of IRI as a methodology, and discusses its feasibility and applicability in a range of contexts.
Overview of EDC's higher education institution experience providing market-relevant job skills for youth, resulting in successful entry points into the world of work.
As Zambia’s out-of-school orphan population soared to 800,000 in 2000, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported the creation of the Taonga Market Interactiv