New publications

TERC proudly announces 2 new articles from Signing Math & Science PI, Judy Vesel. Read about Judy's research with students and adults who are deaf and hard of hearing in classroom and museum settings published in the 46th Annual ICOM CECA 2015 Proceedings, Museum Education & Accessibility: Bridging The Gaps and the Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities, Volume 4.

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Featured Project

Math in the Making project video 

Over the last decade there has been a proliferation of out-of-school environments that foster building, making, tinkering, and design activities, creating an unprecedented opportunity to engage a wide range of participants in mathematics that is both purposeful and powerful. 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 »

Featured Research

  

Environmental Attitudes in Youth-created Computer Games about Climate Change

Authors: Gillian Puttick, Eli Tucker-Raymond, & Jackie Barnes

—Proceedings of the Games + Learning + Society Conference. (2016).

This paper presents findings from case studies of two girls who designed games to teach other youth about climate change. Analysis of how their environmental attitudes shaped their design decisions … Read More »

Featured Service

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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TERC NEWS

September 13, 2016—Announcement
TERC receives one of first NSF INCLUDES awards
— NSF Program aims to broaden participation in STEM at national scale, with 37 awards totaling nearly $14 million.

August 15, 2016—Announcement
The Education Research Collaborative (ERC) at TERC invites applications for a two-year residential research fellowship.

June 1, 2016—Announcement
Marlene Kliman gives "Three Tips for Teachers" in the Harvard Family Research Project's FINE Newsletter. 

May 16, 2016—Announcement
TERC’s iSWOOP2.0 Launches National Science Communications Program in Acadia

May 10, 2016—Press Release 
TERC Hosts NSF 2016 STEM for All Video Showcase

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

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