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.
The Road to Reading in Mali
EDC’s Thelma Khelghati discusses what it takes to promote literacy in resource-lean environments.
A Voice for Elementary Science
To better prepare students, science learning should start in elementary school.
Rekindling Literacy Instruction in Honduras
Despite challenging and often dangerous contexts, a new effort seeks to improve education for students across the country.
Reigniting Elementary Science Education
“For too long, students have been given too little time for science,” says Abigail Jurist Levy. “We can’t afford that any longer.”
Readers Today, Leaders Tomorrow
Low rates of literacy in Honduras imperil the country’s future. A new project aims to change that.
3 Ways to Improve Civics Education
Concerns about voter engagement and misinformation are driving the need for better civics education. What should that look like?
This collection of essays shares insights and strategies from EDC’s work to support teachers’ professional learning, as well as links to an array of EDC’s resources for teachers.
The award-winning Success at the Core professional development toolkit helps to develop effective school leadership and teaching that prepares all students for success.
EDC developed four online games for middle school science students that address common misconceptions about photosynthesis, heredity, electricity, and heat transfer.
The USAID/Philippines, through its Basa Pilipinas program has reached over 1.8 million students from kindergarten to Grade 3, trained over 19,000 teachers and school heads, and provided over 10 mil
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 resource library contains research, presentations, and white papers developed by EDC’s Oceans of Data Institute (ODI), which is dedicated to transforming education to help individuals succeed
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.
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 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.