National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)

Atlanta, GA, March 10–13

Video Clubs as Professional Learning Communities for Teachers’ Reflective Practice
March 11, 10:15am–11:45 am

Anushree D. Bopardikar and Susan Doubler, TERC

Designing Computer Games about Climate Change: Assessing Students’ Content Knowledge
March 13, 8:30am–10:00am

Michael Cassidy, Gillian Puttick, Eli Tucker-Raymond, and Rena Stroud, TERC

Telling the Energy Story: Preliminary Results from Grades 4 and 5
March 13, 10:30am–12:00pm

Sara J. Lacy, Sally Crissman, and Nick Haddad, TERC


National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference

Atlanta GA, March 15–17, 2018


NESTA and NSTA Aerospace Education Advisory Board Space Science Share-a-Thon

Thursday, March 15 12:30pm–1:30pm
Georgia World Congress Center, B102

Carla McAuliffe, TERC

Using Models to Support STEM Learning in Grades K–5: Examples and Insights from NSF’s DRK–12 Program

Thursday, March 15 5:00am–6:00pm
Georgia World Congress Center, A408

Sara Lacy, TERC

NESTA and Decoding Global Temperature and Carbon Dioxide Levels from a Model Ice Core

Friday, March 16 8:00am–9:00am
Georgia World Congress Center, B103

Carla McAuliffe, TERC

NESTA and NABT: Developing the Strategies and Content Knowledge to integrate Earth and Space Science Concepts into High School Biology Courses  

Saturday, March 17 3:30pm–4:00pm
Georgia World Congress Center, B103

Carla McAuliffe, TERC

Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) Annual Conference 2018

Phoenix, AZ, March 23

PIAAC-Based Math Strategies for Preparing Adult Learners for the Future

Donna Curry 

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting 2018

New York, NY, April 13–17


Integrating Robotics Activities in Middle School Disciplinary Classrooms Supports Disciplinary Engagement
Monday, April 16

Debra Bernstein, TERC

Fidelity of Implementation: Exploring Instructional Characteristics of a Large-Scale Early Algebra Intervention
Monday, April 16, 4:05–5:35

Rena Stroud and Maria Blanton, TERC

Intersections of Equity, Engineering, and Literacy: Exploring Possible Presents, Building Possible Futures
Moving from Fluency to Fluidity: Traversing representations in engineering and making

April 17, 12:25–1:55pm

Eli Tucker-Raymond and Ada Ren, TERC

In Commemoration of Robert Tinker: Deeply Digital Learning in STEM
April 17,, 8:15–10:15am

Bob Tinker’s Design of Microcomputer-Based Labs: The Early Days
Janice R. Mokros, TERC

Robert Tinker’s Legacy: Supporting Science Learning in Context Through Portable Technologies
Andee Rubin, TERC

50th National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference

Washington, DC, April 23–25

But Why Does It Work? Using Examples to Investigate Structure
April 23, 11:15am–12:15pm

Susan Jo Russell, TERC

Doing the Math with Paraeducators
April 25, 8:45–9:45am

Judy Storeygard and Denise Treacy, TERC

Mathematical Practices in the Classroom: What Students Do and What Teachers Do to Make It Happen
April 25, 11:15am–12:15pm

Annie Sussman, TERC