TERC Receives One of First NSF INCLUDES awards

September 13, 2016

Program aims to broaden participation in STEM at national scale, with initial awards totaling nearly $14 million

September 13, 2016

Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

Cambridge, MA —The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued its first-ever awards for the NSF INCLUDES program, a comprehensive initiative to enhance U.S. leadership in science and engineering by broadening participation in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) aims to improve access to STEM education and career pathways at the national scale,  » Read more

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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN EDUCATION

August 15, 2016

Education Research CollaborativeTERCCambridge, MA

The Education Research Collaborative (ERC) at TERC, a not-for-profit research and development institution focusing on education in STEM fields, in Cambridge, MA, invites applications for a two-year residential research fellowship. The fellowship program is focused broadly on transformative research on teaching and learning that intentionally seeks to expand formal and/or informal educational opportunities for children, youth and adults from historically underrepresented communities. We are particularly interested in work focused in the sciences,  » Read more

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TERC’s iSWOOP2.0 Launches National Science Communications Program in Acadia

May 16, 2016

National Science Foundation funded project brings scientific research at national parks to the public

May 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

Cambridge, MA —TERC and its partners at Winston-Salem State University will unveil a nation-wide effort to communicate the scientific research happening in and around America’s national parks at Acadia National Park (ANP) the week of May 16. Park rangers from ANP, Joshua Tree in California, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the Boston Harbor Islands,  » Read more

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TERC Hosts NSF 2016 STEM for All Video Showcase

May 10, 2016

Open event features more than 150 education research initiatives

May 10, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

Cambridge, MA — The NSF Video Showcase “STEM for All” runs from May 17th – 23rd, http://stemforall2016.videohall.com. This open and free event features three-minute video presentations from more than 150 projects aimed at improving STEM education that are funded by the National Science Foundation. The public is invited to view the videos, join the discussion online with presenters,  » Read more

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Cambridge Science Festival 2016

April 28, 2016

TERC workshops at the Cambridge Science Festival

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

TERC project workshops at the 10th anniversary Cambridge Science Festival were full and fun. Check out the projects that were represented this year.

Say It With Shapes and Numbers

Jugando juegos, construyendo torres, y contando cuentos … Todo con las matemáticas. (Play games, build towers, and tell stories—all with math!) Explore ways to mix the math of sizes, shapes, patterns, logic, and numbers into just about everything you do with projects and activities that mix in math.  » Read more

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