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.

Titlesort descending Description Type Year
5 Key Practices and 10 Ideas for Educators to Assist with Culturally Responsive Family Engagement

This EDC tip sheet responds to research findings that show that students with engaged families are more likely to earn higher grades and test scores, enroll in higher level academic programs, be promoted on time and earn more credits, adapt...

Publication 2016
60 Minutes from Catalogue to Classroom

60 Minutes from Catalogue to Classroom (C2C) is a series of professional development training modules that highlight journal articles focused on culture, dual language learning, and best practices. This series of professional development...

Publication 2013
A Framework for the Strategic Use of Classroom Artifacts in Mathematics Professional Development

Analysis of “classroom artifacts”—videos of classroom discussions, audio transcripts of students working, samples of written student work—can help teachers reflect upon and refine their practice. Published in the Journal of Mathematics...

Publication 2006
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
A Model for Differentiating Professional Learning

This article, published in the Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, describes an innovative model for differentiating professional development (PD) to address teachers’ wide range of content knowledge, experiences, and interests...

Publication 2016
A State for Excellence: New Jersey Boosts Learning Power with Online Video Resources

New Jersey is using Success at the Core to enhance professional development for teachers. The authors describe the state's experiences with the online...

Publication 2011
Adobe Youth Voices Program Guide

This guide is intended to both orient and support educators in creating, planning, and implementing innovative media projects with young people. The guide offers a road map for these learning experiences and provides educators with planning tools...

Publication 2014
Aligning Classroom-Based Assessment with High-Stakes Tests

Marian Pasquale and Marian Grogan's chapter "Aligning Classroom-Based Assessment with High-Stakes Tests" in the National Science Teacher Association publication Assessing Science Learning: Perspectives from Research and Practice is based...

Publication 2008
Bringing Math Students into the Formative Assessment Equation: Tools and Strategies for the Middle Grades

Published by Corwin, this book describes a process that teachers can use to engage students as partners in the formative assessment process—involving students in assessing their own learning and building the skills and knowledge they need to...

Publication 2015
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
Building Capacity through an Early Education Leadership Academy

This policy brief was commissioned by the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO) as it begins designing an Early Education Leadership Academy for early learning and K–Grade 3 State Education Agency/Early Learning Agency (SEA/ELA)...

Publication 2014
CEELO Fast Fact: Peer Learning Community Guide

This guide provides a thorough overview of essential steps to take to establish and sustain a Peer Learning Community (PLC). The authors begin by defining a PLC, go on to describe phases of PLC development and implementation, and then provide an...

Publication 2014
Center for Early Learning Professionals Tip Sheet Series

These nine tip sheets provide early childhood program leaders and educators with user-friendly information about strategies to improve the quality of care for young children. Topics include child assessment; family communication, involvement, and...

Publication 2016
Code Switching: Why It Matters and How to Respond

This workbook for Head Start and Early Head Start programs defines and describes code switching—the term applied to dual-language learners (DLLs) mixing two or more languages in the same sentence when speaking—and explains why code switching...

Publication 2014
Coherence in Science Instruction

"Content coherence"--ideas presented in a connected, sequential way--plays a big role in effective science instruction. Watch this video to find out how it works and how students benefit.

Video 2015
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
Connecting Instructional Technology Professional Development to Teacher and Student Outcomes

Published in the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) Journal of Research on Technology in Education, this article reports on an evaluation of an instructional technology professional development program that uses...

Publication 2010
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
Constructing Online Communities of Practice

The authors of this paper, part of the Constructivists Online: Reimagining Progressive Practice paper series from Bank Street College of Education, share emergent findings gathered through the development and implementation of an online...

Publication 2015
Contextualized Curriculum for Adult Learners

EDC is working with developmental education and adult basic education faculty, instructors, program leaders and industry advisors from across Massachusetts through a grant from the MCCWDTA to provide and share contextualized curriculum modules...

Publication 2016