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 ascending Year
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
Supporting Students' Science Success

An effective curriculum supports science teachers in enhancing students' learning, understanding, and achievement. This...

Video 2015
Success at the Core

Launched by EDC and Vulcan Productions in 2010 and now available on The Teaching Channel, Success at the Core (SaC) is a free professional development toolkit designed to help teams and teachers understand, embrace, and implement a...

Video 2015
Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes YouTube Channel

Provided by the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO) for which EDC is the managing partner, this channel offers videos of interest to early learning teachers, leaders, and policy-...

Video 2013
REL-NEI Multi-Media Resources

The Regional Educational Laboratory-Northeast and Islands (REL-NEI) led by EDC has created a new “one-stop viewing center” to share multi-media resources on key aspects of its work. Current features include:

  • A profile of new research...
Video 2013
2016 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase

From May 17 to 23, 2016, nine videos by EDC researchers and instructional designers were featured in the National Science Foundation (NSF) 2016 online Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Video Showcase. The Showcase shared...

Video 2016
LTDFlix on YouTube

View videos related to our work to improve the effectiveness of education from preschool through college on the LTDFlix YouTube channel.

Video 2015
SolveMe Mobiles Video

This video describes the SolveMe Mobiles app, which is designed to support algebraic reasoning in a fun and interactive format. These colorful puzzles help algebra and pre-algebra students as well as puzzle-lovers of all ages establish and...

Video 2015
What is Effective Science Curriculum?

An effective curriculum helps you support students' science learning, understanding, and achievement. But what does "effective" mean? This lively, animated video gives you the inside scoop on what makes a curriculum effective and flags some...

Video 2016
Modifying A Core Curriculum

No one science curriculum can meet the needs of all students and teachers. Using lively animations, this video describes why teachers might want to modify a curriculum and provides examples of the kinds of modifications that teachers might make...

Video 2015
Evolution of the Ford PAS Curriculum

"We wanted to ensure the investment we were making was going to really make a difference, so we teamed with a group called Education Development Center..." This video describes how Ford Motor Company Fund and EDC developed the Ford PAS curriculum...

Video 2011
Possible Worlds Video

How can digital games support conceptual learning? And how can games be made accessible and useful for teachers? Those are the questions addressed by Possible Worlds, a five-year research and development effort led by EDC. The project, funded by...

Video 2012
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
Assessing School Leader Preparation Program Quality: An Update on the Quality Measures Tool

In this webinar hosted by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), Cheryl King discusses how EDC’s Quality Measures™ tool has helped school leader preparation programs assess their strengths and weaknesses and improve...

Video 2014
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
ITEST Engineering Model: Building a Better Future for STEM Engineering

For two years, the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Learning Resource Center at EDC and the ITEST community engaged in a collaborative exploration of evidence-based, replicable models emerging from the ITEST...

Publication 2012
Developing Algebraic Thinking in the Context of Arithmetic

EDC's Deborah Schifter and coauthors have identified four mathematical activities that underlie both arithmetic and algebra and, therefore, provide a bridge between the two. These are understanding the behavior of the operations, generalizing and...

Publication 2011
Breaking Down Silos, Joining Forces in Education

This article, published in Language Magazine, describes the availability of programs to help young English learners become proficient in both the English language and in the content of...

Publication 2016
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
Identifying and Supporting Productive STEM Programs in Out-of-School Settings

EDC Principal Research Scientist Leslie Goodyear is one of 13 experts who, as members of the Committee on Successful Out-of-School STEM Learning appointed by the National Research Council's Board on Education...

Publication 2015