Resource Library

EDC’s Learning and Teaching Division produces resources in the form of reports, books, Web-based tools, and multimedia for stakeholders across the education continuum. Some of these resources are developed exclusively by EDC while others are the result of collaborations with federal and state government, universities, foundations, and other funders.

Title Description Type Yearsort descending
A Latino-Based Framework for Early Childhood Educators

This Framework was developed to provide guidance to early childhood trainers and training institutions interested in building their capacity to respond to the Latino population. It is based on cultural values, principles, and best practices...

Publication 2002
Migrant and Seasonal Head Start and Child Care Partnerships

This report was the result of a collaborative study by the Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) Collaboration Office and the Quality in Linking Together: Early Education Partnerships (QUILT) project located at EDC. The purpose of the study was...

Publication 2003
Connections & Commitments: Reflecting Latino Values in Early Childhood Programs

This books helps you teach Latino students more responsively by focusing on four key values shared by many Latino cultures: Familia/Family: Forming true alliances with the family network; Pertenencia/Belonging: Creating a sense of family and...

Publication 2005
Gender Gaps in Assessment Outcomes in Vermont and the United States

Using data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP), the report examines how gender gaps differ between Vermont NAEP scores and U.S. NAEP scores and between Vermont NAEP and...

Publication 2008
More Than Title IX

More than Title IX: How Equity in Education has Shaped the Nation highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change—education. Authors Vivian Guilfoy, Sarita Pillai, and Katherine Hanson blend historical analysis...

Publication 2009
Dual Language Learners in State Early Learning Guidelines and Standards

This resource prepared for the Head Start National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness provides an at-a-glance overview of how dual language learning is referenced in the early learning guidelines in the U.S. states and territories....

Publication 2012
Knowledge for Teaching English Language Learners Mathematics: A Dilemma

Mark Driscoll is coauthor of a chapter in Beyond Good Teaching: Advancing Mathematics Education for ELLs, an interactive resource published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Readers move back and forth between the book’...

Publication 2012
Urban Perspectives

This issue of Urban Perspectives, published by the Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative, contains articles that discuss bullying prevention, profile three districts’ approaches to supporting English language learners with...

Publication 2012
Practice Guide: Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8

Mark Driscoll is coauthor of this Practice Guide, published by the Institute of Education Sciences, that provides five recommendations for improving students’ mathematical problem solving in grades 4 through 8. The guide is geared toward teachers...

Publication 2012
Math for All (3-5): Professional Development Resources for Facilitators

This comprehensive, multi-media professional development resource contains all the materials you need to conduct workshops that will show general and special education teachers how to collaborate to provide a high-quality, standards-based...

Publication 2012
Data Brief: ITEST Participants--Reaching Underserved and Underrepresented Groups

The National Science Foundation ITEST Program explicitly states its commitment to “projects that focus on students from groups underserved and underrepresented in STEM and ICT-intensive careers” in the 2011 program solicitation. The ITEST...

Publication 2012
Innovating to Educate the World's Most Desperate Student

In this Keynote at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit, EDC Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Bob Spielvogel presents key principles and highlights of EDC's use of information and communications technologies (ICT) to make high...

Video 2012
Head Start Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness Catalogue, Volume 2: Native and Heritage Language Preservation, Revitalization, and Maintenance

Part of a series of three, this volume provides resources on efforts to preserve heritage languages and life ways of American Indian, Alaska Native, Pacific Island, and other indigenous communities. Catalogue entries showcase resources and...

Publication 2012
Math for All (K-2): Professional Development Resources for Facilitators

This comprehensive, multi-media professional development resource contains all the materials you need to conduct workshops that will show general and special education teachers how to collaborate to provide a high-quality, standards-based...

Publication 2013
The Importance of Home Language Series

School readiness and school success for children who are dual language learners are tied directly to mastery of their home language. Available in English and Spanish, this series of four handouts is designed to provide staff and families with...

Publication 2013
African American Mathematics Teachers as Agents in Their African American Students’ Mathematics Identity Formation

In this article published in Teachers College Record, the authors explore the work of two African American mathematics teachers and offer a framework through which the field might consider the work of all math teachers as they socialize...

Publication 2013
Adapting Reading Test Items: Decreasing Cognitive Load to Increase Access for Students with Disabilities

This chapter appears in the report Lessons Learned in Federally Funded Projects That Can Improve the Instruction and Assessment of Low Performing Students with Disabilities. The authors describe findings and implications for future...

Publication 2013
Common Core ELA and English Language Learners: Instructional Strategies for Middle School Teachers

This series of short videos was created through a partnership between the New England Comprehensive Center, with whom EDC was a subcontractor from 2005 through 2012, and the Connecticut Department of Education’s Bilingual and English language...

Video 2013
Community College Pathways to STEM Education for Women: A Challenge to Gender Stereotypes?

This paper examines the question: Do community college systems of support for STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education and occupations reproduce or challenge gender stereotypes? Drawing from interviews with administrators,...

Publication 2013
Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Facilitating Access and Participation for All Students

In this blog post published on the Platform for Good blog, the authors share their insights on the important role that universal design for learning (UDL)—using design techniques and strategies to open access to information, experiences...

Publication 2013