Lawrence O’Toole Teacher Leadership Awards Announced

September 6, 2017

Congratulations to Investigating STEM Literacies in Makerspaces teacher, Ashley Freeman! Ashley was named one of 12 New England teachers to win the Lawrence O’Toole Teacher Leadership Award, due to her focus on innovative student-centered learning.The awards honor public high school teachers across the region who are working to scale student-centered learning in their schools, districts and communities.  

More About Ashley FreemanMalden High School, Malden, MA

A physics and engineering teacher at Malden High School, Ashley encourages her students to participate in the school’s makerspace and developed a course called Creative Design and Engineering,  » Read more

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Families in the Boston Area Needed!

August 8, 2017

TERC, a nonprofit organization located in Cambridge, MA, is looking for families with at least one child, age 5 and up, who is deaf or hard of hearing and uses ASL for communication, to use a prototype signing glossary during a visit to a zoo. The glossary is being developed to enhance access to science learning for families such as yours. Admission and parking costs will be covered. Glossaries for use in other kinds of museums, such as nature centers,  » Read more

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May 17, 2017: Announcement

May 17, 2017

NSF News highlights Video Showcase 

TERC Hosts 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase, Funded by NSF, to Highlight Innovation in STEM Education

May 15, 2017

171 three-minute videos of innovative work broaden participation and access to STEM education.Showcase online: May 15th-22nd

May 15, 2017


3rd annual Video Showcase encourages interaction, collaboration, networking and public voting to recognize most effective presentations

Cambridge, MA — If you’re a researcher, practitioner, policy maker, or parent interested in inspiring students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, how can you find out about innovative initiatives to improve STEM education?

One answer is the   » Read more

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An invitation to join Empowering Teachers Through VideoReView

May 14, 2017

TERC’s Video-Supported Professional Learning Program

For teachers of science grades 2-6 in the Boston areaSchool Year 2017-2018

Applications due June 20th

TERC’s Empowering Teachers through VideoReView program is inviting teams (2-4 teachers of upper elementary grade science) to participate in a video-supported professional development program.

What is the Program?

Empowering Teachers Through VideoReView is a video-supported professional development program in which participants study video from their own science discussions. Using video they gain insight into students’ science ideas and reasoning,  » Read more

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