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TERC is excited to announce the appointment of Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., PhD., to our Board of Directors.

January 13, 2021

Dr. Joseph Johnson is the Founding Executive Director of the National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) at San Diego State University. Click here to learn more about his impressive career.

Stephen Alkins, DEIO Officer at TERC, has been named one of the top 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America.

January 5, 2021

Please join us in congratulating Stephen! The full list can be read here.

“Teaching with robotics: creating and implementing integrated units in middle school subjects” written by TERC’s Debra Bernstein, Karen Mutch-Jones, Michael Cassidy & Emily Hamner of CREATE Lab at CMU was recently published in the Journal of Research on Technology in Education.

December 15, 2020

This article uses two descriptive case studies as a ‘proof of concept’ for integrating robotics construction activities into disciplinary courses, offering these opportunities to a wider range of students.

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