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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National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)

April 12, 2016

Productive Lingering: Elementary Students Learn about Structure of the Operations through Representation-based Argument  (Spotlight Speaker)

Presenters: Susan Jo Russell (TERC)

April 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Abstract: Too often representations are passed over quickly, as if what they illustrate is obvious. What does it look like when grades 2-5 students spend focused time creating, comparing, and analyzing representations in order to understand the structure and behavior of the operations? Video examples from our research will be used to examine these questions

When the numbers are there,  » Read more

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TERC at AERA 2016

April 8, 2016

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Friday, April 8 – Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | Washington, DC

Snowballing as a methodological approach for research literature synthesis in education: Synthesizing literature on women of color in engineering.

Fri, April 8, 12:00 to 1:30pm | Convention Center, Level Three, Ballroom A

Presenters: Nuria Jaumot-Pascual, TERC; Maria (Mia) Ong, TERC; Lily Ko, TERC; Apriel K. Hodari, Council for Opportunity in Education

Few scholars share detailed methods for producing literature syntheses of qualitative research.  » Read more

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TERC Board Names Interim Leader Laurie Brennan President

April 6, 2016


Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

Cambridge, MA — The TERC Board of Trustees announced today the permanent appointment of Laurie Brennan as TERC president. Brennan, a senior management leader at TERC for more than a decade, has been serving as interim president for the past 18 months.

“The Board is unanimous and confident we have the right person to move TERC forward in its mission to improve STEM education,” said Board Chair George Hein.  » Read more

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New Science Game Testers Needed

November 19, 2015

TERC, Inc. is looking for students in grades 5-8 to test a prototype of a new, serious science game being designed to support independent, personalized learning of NGSS topics in Structure and Properties of Matter, Space Systems and other areas. As part of the game, students enter a virtual world as Avatars, where they can

do space/time travel,ask questions of expert Avatars (e.g., Albert Einstein), anduse what they learn to help them make strategic game choices.  » Read more

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