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Find TERC Staff at conferences across the US!

Spring Conferences 2018

Are you traveling to one of the annual educational conferences this season? TERC's researchers and authors are making presentations and hope to see you there.

Visit the TERC booth at NSTA and NCTM! Follow the action @TERCtweets.

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Featured Project

Investigating STEM Literacies in MakerSpaces (STEMLiMS)

This project aims to learn about how people in makerspaces use representations to help them do their work, design and plan for making, solve problems, find information, and share their work with others. Representations might include such things as written notes, sketches, webpages, oral language, diagrams, and 3D models.  More »

Featured Product


 Zoombinis Available Now for iOS and Android Tablets

Zoombinis, the small blue creatures, each with distinct personalities and appearances, are all imprisoned by the evil Bloats who took over their home – and they need your help to reach the safety of Zoombiniville. Using logic, data analysis, pattern finding and problem solving skills, children and adults will face a series of increasingly difficult challenges set within entertaining environments such as Pizza Pass, Titanic Tattooed Toads and Mudball Wall.  Learn More »

Featured Research

Agency of Women of Color in STEM: Individual and Institutional Strategies for Persistence and Success

Authors: Mia Ong, Lily Ko, and  A.K. Hodari
—E. H. Branch (Ed.), Pathways, Potholes, and the Persistence of Women in Science: Reconsidering the Pipeline (pp. 183-195). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

In a direct challenge to the passive pipeline metaphor, the authors of this chapter describe multiple ways in which women of color are active agents in their educational and career trajectories.  Read More »

Featured Service

Investigations PD Online Courses

Online courses' interactive sessions include readings, doing math, watching classroom video clips, and looking at and sorting student work. Participants share, collaborate, and reflect on the key learnings of each session with other educators in the Discussion Forum.  Learn More »



June 15, 2016—Announcement
Former TERC ERC Fellow, Christopher Wright, awarded NSF Early CAREER Award for his work entitled, Investigating Engineering Expansive Learning Spaces for Boys of Color.

June 1, 2016—Announcement
Marlene Kliman gives "Three Tips for Teachers" in the Harvard Family Research Project's FINE Newsletter. 

May 16, 2016—Announcement
TERC’s iSWOOP2.0 Launches National Science Communications Program in Acadia

May 10, 2016—Press Release 
TERC Hosts NSF 2016 STEM for All Video Showcase

April 28, 2016—Announcement
TERC takes part in the 10th Annual Cambridge Science Festival

April 6, 2016—Press Release
TERC Board Names Interim Leader Laurie Brennan President