TERC’s Martha Merson at the George Wright Society Conference

April 7, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT

Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

April 7, 2017

The 19th George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites gathered people who care about and manage protected land. This year’s conference allowed PhD students to share research on everything from snowmelt to equity in park use. It is the place to hear about priorities and progress toward preservation of both cultural and natural resources in a changing landscapes. Martha Merson,  » Read more

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TERC at the MassAEYC Annual Spring Conference

March 24, 2017

Beyond Counting: Math All Day, Every Day for Under 5s

Marlene Kliman & Audrey Martinez-Gudapakkam, TERCExplore hands-on activities combining math with literacy, crafts, movement, and science. Learn playful ways to help children investigate patterns, measurement, reasoning, and shapes—important for school success. Presented by creators of a math program developed for YMCA Early Learning Readiness.

MassAEYC’s mission is to collaborate with families, educators and agencies to support high quality early education and care through professional development and advocacy.  » Read more

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TERC Hosts NSF INCLUDES Video Showcase: Envisioning Impact

March 20, 2017

Open Online Event, March 20-27, Features 36 Launch Projects Aimed at Broadening Participation in STEM

March 20, 2017

Thirty-six projects funded by the National Science Foundation’s INCLUDES initiative are showcasing their work to broaden participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) March 20-27, http://includes2017.videohall.com. In the interactive, online, NSF INCLUDES Video Showcase, project leaders share three-minute videos and engage in discussions about their project’s goals, strategies, and potential impact. The public is invited to view the videos and engage in the online discussion with project presenters.The NSF INCLUDES initiative (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science),  » Read more

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Making Astronomy Accessible to the Blind

March 18, 2017

Students Partner with Professionals to Build New Software Tool

Source Newsroom: Associated Universities, Inc.

March 8, 2017

Contact:Ken Mayerken_mayer@terc.edu617.873.9670

If intelligent life without sight exists on some distant planet in our galaxy, these lifeforms would still explore the universe; how? This is a guiding question for Innovators Developing Accessible Tools for Astronomy (IDATA), a new research initiative supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation – STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) Program.  » Read more

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TERC’s Mia Ong presents at AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston

February 15, 2017

A Pathway Perspective on Expanding the Participation of Women in IT

Saturday, February 18, 2017: 3:00 PM-4:30 PMRoom 203 (Hynes Convention Center)

Speaker:Mia Ong, TERC

Agency of Women of Color in Computing: Strategies for Persistence and SuccessComputing is a discipline in which women, especially women of color, are severely underrepresented. Drawing upon data from over 20 interviews with women of color students and professionals in computing, this talk illuminates how women of color are innovative agents in the strategies they utilize to navigate and persist in their discipline.  » Read more

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