Latest Education Development Center Inc. Stories

2014-10-30 12:26:22

WGBH, EDC, SRI International Conduct Research on Preschool Tablet Use to Develop Series of "Next Generation Preschool Math" Mobile Applications BOSTON, Oct.

2011-07-14 13:07:00

Research states technology can support student-centered learning if part of larger, integrated plan QUINCY, Mass., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to prepare all of New England's learners with the skills and knowledge they need for full participation in postsecondary education, work and life, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF) promotes the integration of student-centered learning at the high school level across New England. As part of this work, NMEF has released...

2011-04-20 09:35:00

New Toolkit Addresses Concerns of Staff, Students, and Parents NEW YORK AND NEWTON, Mass., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new, free resource, After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools is available to help schools cope in the aftermath of a suicide.

2009-10-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK and MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Low-income children were better prepared for success in kindergarten when their preschool teachers incorporated educational video and games from public media, according to a new study.

2008-06-14 06:00:22

By Aldinger, Carmen Xin-Wei, Zhang; Li-Qun, Liu; Jun-Xiang, Guo; Hai, Yu Sen; Jones, Jack Abstract: After successful pilot projects in 10 schools (four schools with tobacco control and six schools with nutrition interventions, plus 10 control schools), Health and Education officials in Zhejiang Province, China, decided to scale up Health- Promoting Schools (HPS) systematically over the entire province, starting with an initial cohort of 51 additional schools, reaching from primary to...

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.