George Lucas Educational Foundation Celebrating our 25th Anniversary!

Cindy Hoisington

I am a science educator and teacher researcher at Education Development Center Inc. (EDC) in Waltham MA who aims to promote science and STEM learning in Early Childhood classrooms, programs, and schools. I have a a particular passion for preschool and K children and their teachers; for integrating science, STEM, play, and language/literacy; and for documenting children's scientific thinking.. I also develop EC science and STEM curriculum and family/teacher materials. I am a science advisor for the animated educational series Curious George ( and worked as an advisor and writer for the PEEP and the Big Wide World Explorer's guide ( and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about That! parent and teacher materials (

Areas of Interest: 
science and STEM in EC,
language, literacy, and cognitive development ,
dual language learners,
professional development for teachers and coaches

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