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CLEAN Network

A collection of 700+ free, ready-to-use learning resources rigorously reviewed by educators and scientists suitable for secondary through higher education classrooms.

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August 14, 2018—Announcement
Join TERC's Andee Rubin for a free webinar to learn about bringing to middle school. Sign up at

July 19, 2018—Announcement
Zoombinis Connected Learning Summer Spotlight with EdGE at TERC Director Jodi Asbell-Clarke and TERC Chief Technology Officer David Libby

July 16, 2018—Announcement
Dr. Megan Bang, former TERC Postdoc Fellow, is the new Senior Vice President of the Spencer Foundation in Chicago

June 24, 2018—Announcement

EdGE at TERC is looking for 6th-10th grade teachers willing to participate in a Sportslab shoe design competition/research study this fall. Application at:

June 21, 2018—Families Needed to Test Signing Glossary
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May 31, 2018—Announcement
Hands On! Spring/Summer 2018 now available

Featured Project

Center for Innovative Research in Cyber Learning — Perspective on EdGE

Plus an interview with EdGE director, Jodi Asbell-Clarke, about the NSF-funded project to study the development of computational thinking for upper elementary and middle grades students. More »

TERC Welcomes Two New Board Members

TERC’s Board of Trustees has appointed two new members: Chi Onyebuchi, Director of Global Program Management at Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Christina Olayon-Baker.

Featured Research


Algebraic Reasoning in the Elementary Classroom: Results of a Professional Development Program for Teachers

Authors:  Susan Jo Russell, Deborah Schifter, Virginia Bastable. Megan Franke

—TERC (2016).

This paper describes a professional development experience designed to help teachers support their students to make, represent, and justify generalizations about the behavior of the operations … Read More »

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STEM Education Evaluation Center (SEEC) offers consultation, external evaluation, and research support for existing STEM education grants and programs, and we collaborate with proposal writing teams to design studies. We are experienced quantitative and qualitative researchers with expertise grounded in theory and practice spanning STEM education.
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Zoombinis Available Now for iOS and Android Tablets

Zoombinis, the small blue creatures, each with distinct personalities and appearances, are all imprisoned by the evil Bloats who took over their home – and they need your help to reach the safety of Zoombiniville. Using logic, data analysis, pattern finding and problem solving skills, children and adults will face a series of increasingly difficult challenges set within entertaining environments such as Pizza Pass, Titanic Tattooed Toads and Mudball Wall.  Learn More »