We are TERC, a non-profit made up of teams of math and science education and research experts. We are dedicated to innovation and creative problem solving. We believe that STEM moves the world forward. And we exist to move STEM learning forward.
An incisive study of the mechanisms reinforcing the underrepresentation of women of color in STEM fields and a call for systemic change to address the imbalance.
A look at our 2020-2021 impact and the work we’ve done to build futures for all through math and science education.
By: Teon Edwards
Takeaways from co-designing a STEM-based virtual reality game with neurodivergent learners.
By: Heidi Schuler-Jones
How the Extending Mathematical Power (EMPower) curriculum transformed one adult education educator’s teaching and career trajectory.
By: Judy Vesel, M. Diane Clark, Ashley Greene, Tara Robillard
New teaching and learning materials designed to increase the pool of interpreters who have knowledge of signed STEM vocabulary to support deaf or hard of hearing learners.
By: Brian Drayton
A story drawn from field data about how people see “good science” through a lens, not of ignorance or prejudice, but of alternative accounts of how the world works.
In this eBook, TERC researchers Scott Pattison and Smirla Ramos-Montañez reflected on assumptions, learned from others, and explored new ways that their research could both uncover and help dismantle inequities and racism in the STEM education system.
March 30, 2023TERC is well represented at this year's COABE (Coalition on Adult Basic Education) Annual...
March 30, 2023We are thrilled to announce the lineup of TERC staff presentations for the 2023...
March 17, 2023
This paper explores how 11- to 14-year old students engaged in exploratory data analysis using the Common Online Data Analysis Platform (CODAP) to examine relationships between two categorical variables. Through individual clinical interviews, four strategies used by students to explore patterns, make comparisons, and answer questions with the data were identified. Read it here.
TERC stands as a beacon of hope that it’s possible to do really cool things in the classroom.”