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Investigations 3: Making Sense of and Persevering with the Mathematical Practices

An Essay on the Math Practices

What does it look like when students engage in the Mathematical Practices? What is the teacher’s role in supporting the Practices? Read Deborah Schifter and Susan Jo Russell’s essay about what it means to take the Mathematical Practices seriously as part of instruction.


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Featured Project

Inclusive Exploring Computer Science and the Disabled

This project  supports middle and high school students with visual impairments.  More »

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Featured Research

  

 Opting in and Creating Demand: Why Young People Choose to Teach Mathematics to Each Other

Authors: Eli Tucker-Raymond, Naama Lewis, Maisha Moses, & Chad Milner

—Journal of Science Education and Technology. (2016, Early Access).

Access to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields serves as a key entry point to economic mobility and civic enfranchisement. Read More »

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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 »

 

TERC NEWS

August 15, 2016—Announcement
The Education Research Collaborative (ERC) at TERC invites applications for a two-year residential research fellowship.

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