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 Typesort descending Year
Engineering for Every K–12 Student: A Landscape Analysis of K–12 Engineering Education in the Greater Boston Region

This landscape study, funded by the National Science Foundation and developed collaboratively by EDC and Tufts University, takes a look at the state of K–12 engineering education in the Greater Boston region. Through targeted interviews with and...

Publication 2016
TV411 Adult Education Resources

EDC’s TV411.ORG is a free, multimedia, interactive “self-service” hub of hundreds of educationally sound and engaging materials that build the reading, writing, science, and math skills of adults with low literacy and provide adult educators with...

Publication 2013
Girls Communicating Career Connections

In Summer 2016, the American Library Association selected this website as a "Great Website for Kids." The site presents the Girls Communicating Career Connections (GC3) media series—short...

Publication 2016
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
The Benefits of Undergraduate Research Fellowships for Students with Disabilities

In this article, the authors present finds from EDC’s evaluation of the university of Southern Maine’s Eastern Alliance in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (EAST) program—one of 10 alliances across the country with the mission of...

Publication 2014
Achieving Educational Equity and Justice in Career Academies: Challenges and Promising Strategies

Career academies are a model of career and technical education (CTE) that combines academic rigor, instruction that is relevant to students’ lives, and strong relationships between students and adults. Shown to have positive impacts on high...

Publication 2017
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
New Directions for Educational Media

This 2-page brief presents 8 new directions drawn from the authors' report Reflections on the Ready To Learn...

Publication 2017
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
Quick-Click Tour of LTD FY15 Resources

This "Quick-Click Tour" presents some of the online and print resources that the Learning and Teaching Division at EDC produced from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.

Publication 2015
Supporting the Whole Child at EDC

This fact sheet provides an overview of some of EDC's work to strengthen systems and services to help families, home visitors, community members, educators, and health care professionals ensure that all young children have the health care, social...

Publication 2017
Same, Different, and Diverse: Understanding Children Who Are Dual Language Learners

Young dual language learners are a very diverse group with different languages, experiences, strengths, and gifts. This resource outlines the language similarities among all children, as well as the differences between children learning two or...

Publication 2013
Variation Across Hispanic Immigrant Generations in Parent Social Capital, College-Aligned Actions, and Four-Year College Enrollment

This article, published in the American Educational Research Journal, investigates the process of four-year college enrollment among different immigrant generations of Hispanic adolescents. Of particular interest is how parents of Hispanic youth...

Publication 2016
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
Broadening Participation—Making STEM Learning Relevant and Rigorous for All Students

This brief reviews findings from a number of recent studies, including NAEP and ACT, along with a series of reports, which reveal critical STEM learning opportunity gaps for students from underrepresented groups and a need to strengthen STEM...

Publication 2015
Early STEM Learning at EDC

This fact sheet provides a brief overview of some of EDC's work to ensure that all young children—and especially young children who live in low-income communities and are members of underrepresented groups—can access high-quality early STEM...

Publication 2017
Love for Learning in Children Experiencing Homelessness

In this post published on the Preschool Matters…Today! blog, the author reflects on the powerful role that high-quality early education could play in the lives of the young children she works with as a volunteer for the Homeless Children...

Publication 2013
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
PowerUp What Works

AIR, CAST, and EDC developed this interactive professional learning environment that builds the capacity of teachersand leaders to use evidence-based practices, universal design for learning (UDL) principles, and technology to improve student...

Publication 2015
Early Childhood at EDC

This brief describes EDC's deep commitment to ensuring that all young children have the support they need during the critical early childhood window of time. In the brief, we share what it takes to improve the quality of early childhood services...

Publication 2017