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.
By: Brian Drayton & Gilly Puttick
The ecosystem of formal STEM education has always included activities such as science competitions and science fairs. Their special purpose is to provide students with opportunities to
In conjunction with researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, TERC has developed LEAP, Learning through an Early Algebra Progression. We were able to sit down with
By: Teon Edwards & Michael Cassidy
Computational thinking is a hot topic in education. The idea of computational thinking in education can be traced back to the work of Papert in 1980, with the term most often associated with Wing
Diversifying the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce is a unique challenge that begins with who and how we educate in STEM. It requires both acknowledging the past, to unravel systemic
May 13, 2020
This article was published in the Universal Journal of Educational Research and focuses on research conducted at the Museum of Science, Boston (MoS). Read the full article here.
May 6, 2020
Understanding Early Childhood Engineering Interest Development as a Family-Level Systems Phenomenon: Findings from the Head Start on Engineering Project can be read here.
May 5, 2020Over 170 federally funded projects aimed at improving STEM research and practice invite you...
We believe STEM is fun and joyful. We’re doing work that interests us and we can be creative with. That’s exciting. That’s energizing!”