We are excited to announce the release of the 3rd edition!

Investigations 3 represents the culmination of over 20 years of research and development aimed at improving the teaching and learning of elementary mathematics. It embodies the Mathematical Practices in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-M), and fully aligns to the Content Standards.

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Featured Project


iSWOOP: Interpreters and Scientists Working On-Site at Our Parks

PI: Martha Merson

Co-PI: Nickolay Hristov

Senior Scientist: Louise Allen

Funder: National Science Foundation

National Parks are full of interesting natural phenomena and man-made artifacts, which often intrigue visitors and form the basis of interactions with park rangers. Researchers are active in nearly every national park unit gathering data and conducting experiments. More »

Featured Product

  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 »

TERC Expresses its Fullest Gratitude to Founder Arthur H. Nelson

As TERC celebrates more than 50 years in STEM education, we offer special gratitude to our founder, Arthur H. Nelson, who passed away on November 28, 2015 at the age of 92. More >>

Featured Research

White Paper: Under the Microscope
Authors:
Brian Drayton, Gilly Puttick, and Meaghan Donovan.

The 2013 white paper, Under the Microscope, examines research literature on biology labs (1987-2007), including papers and dissertations in English from 23 research journals, and covering work done in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The study evaluated the papers to discern trends, summarize findings, and identify gaps in the literature on biology labs from grade 5 to introductory college courses. Read More »

Featured Service

Investigations PD Online Courses

Online courses' interactive sessions include readings, doing math, watching classroom video clips, and looking at and sorting student work. Participants share, collaborate, and reflect on the key learnings of each session with other educators in the Discussion Forum.  Learn More »

 

TERC NEWS

April 28, 2016—Announcement
TERC takes part in the 10th Annual Cambridge Science Festival

 April 15, 2016—Announcement
TERC staff at National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) in Baltimore

April 12, 2016—Announcement
NCSM and NCTM are in San Francisco CA this year and so is TERC!

April 8, 2016—Announcement
TERC's researchers and authors making presentations at AERA in Washington, DC

April 6, 2016—Press Release
TERC Board Names Interim Leader Laurie Brennan President.