Council for Exceptional Children 2017 Convention & Expo

April 20, 2017

Thousands of educators convened in Boston April 19–22 for the world’s largest special education professional development event. CEC 2017 hosted over 4,000 educators from around the globe, to gain insights and explore solutions to the most important and challenging topics facing special education today. Over 500 sessions and workshops highlighted the newest research and strategies in special education and the policy developments that affect teachers and their work every day.

One of the Robotics, Engineering and Online Math sessions was led by TERC’s   » Read more

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TERC Workshops at Cambridge Science Festival 2017

April 18, 2017

The workshops at TERC that were part of this year’s Cambridge Science Festival were fully attended and brought together science, technology, engineering, mathematics and fun!

Everyday Math Stories/Cuentos matemáticos cotidianos

Come for an English/Spanish storytime. Author Ellen Mayer read her book, Cake Day, and signed copies for everyone. Her picture book and others included the math we do when we’re cooking, playing and having fun. Activities after the storytime had the children building towers with everyday items and measuring and mixing to make play dough.  » Read more

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TERC Sessions at NARST

April 17, 2017

National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)

GLOCALization and Sustainability of Science Education Research and Practice

San Antonio, TX, USAApril 22 – 25, 2017

Saturday April 22nd

Strand 2: Science Learning: Contexts, Characteristics and Interactions

Symposium: Epistemic Agency as a Members’ Experience

Presenters: Christina Krist, University of Maryland College Park; Danielle T. Keifert, Exploratorium; Déana A. Scipio, TERC; Anna M. Phillips, Tufts University; Jessica Watkins, Tufts University; David Hammer, Tufts University, Brian J.  » Read more

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TERC at AERA Annual Meeting 2017

April 17, 2017

More than 15,000 researchers and experts in the field will convene April 27 – May 1 in San Antonio for the AERA Annual Meeting, Knowledge to Action—Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity.

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas — from early education through higher education,  » Read more

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National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)

April 14, 2017

April 14-17 | Baltimore MD

Building systems from Scratch: An exploratory study of student learning about climate change

Presenters: Gillian Puttick (TERC) and Eli Tucker-Raymond (TERC)

10:15am – 11:45am | Gibson

Abstract: Computing has been a foundational tool in the development of scientific understanding of current and future impacts of climate change, the most important socio-scientific issue facing society today. Science practices, such as modeling and abstraction, are critical to understanding complex systems dynamics integral to understanding climate science.  » Read more

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