September 25, 2020
Read this article here, cowritten by TERC’s Martha Merson, Nickolay Hristov and others, that covers how briefs can be formatted to better serve docents, volunteers, and interpretive rangers who are in a position to communicate science in parks, nature centers and other informal learning environments.
September 15, 2020
EdGE at TERC is looking for educators (grades 3-8) who are interested in using differentiated computational thinking materials as part of the INFACT research study. Their research is focused on how to scaffold students’ executive function skills and support productive persistence.
September 11, 2020
This study examines and compares how developers designed two primary science curricula to support teacher adaptation and enable use of innovative materials at scale. The article is available here to read.
September 9, 2020
In this School Library Journal webinar, Youth Services librarian Julie Roach (Cambridge Public Library) joins authors Grace Lin and Ana Crespo, editor Alyssa Mito Pusey, and math expert Marlene Kliman to discuss how joyful stories empower all readers to see themselves as mathematical thinkers. Developed in partnership with TERC, with funding from the Heising-Simons Foundation. Register here for the webinar, Sept. 22, at 2pm ET.
August 20, 2020
A new NSF-funded research project aims to broaden Virginia’s middle school students’ participation in meaningful and culturally relevant computer science instruction during their history classes.