A Design-Based Research Study of Staff-Facilitated Family Learning at Interactive Math Exhibits

December 18, 2018

Staff facilitators in museums and science centers are a critical but often overlooked component of the visitor experience. Despite assertions about the important role they play in visitor learning, there continues to be almost no research to understand staff facilitation in these settings or identify effective practices.

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The Power of STEM Education

December 5, 2018

Can you remember the moment that sparked your interest in math or science? The National Science Foundation posted this question on Twitter to draw peoples’ attention to the power of STEM education.

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Happy National STEM / STEAM Day!

November 8, 2018

At TERC we create programs, approaches, and curricula that encourage all learners everywhere to embrace their inner scientist, technologist, engineer, artist, and mathematician. Join us on National STEAM Day to start cultivating the world’s next great minds.

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Scott Pattison on children’s science-related interest

November 8, 2018

TERC’s Scott Pattison looks at the importance of supporting children’s science-related interest before they enter school, particularly those living in under-resourced communities.

Karen Economopoulos at NCTM

November 2, 2018

Investigations‘ Karen Economopoulos is at NCTM in Kansas City to talk about “Developing Computational Fluency in the Primary Grades.”