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.
September 28, 2023
Learn more about NPS's work here.
September 26, 2023The TERC Video Showcase is an 8-day (November 14-21, 2023) interactive event for visitors...
September 20, 2023
Meeting visitor interest to advance conservation: A study from Indiana Dunes National Park, USA from the Interpreters and Scientists Working on Our Parks team is now available.
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!”