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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

Math in the Making project video 

Over the last decade there has been a proliferation of out-of-school environments that foster building, making, tinkering, and design activities, creating an unprecedented opportunity to engage a wide range of participants in mathematics that is both purposeful and powerful. 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 »

Bob Tinker, Innovative Thinker


 Bob Tinker was a pioneer in the field of educational technology and a leading contributor to TERC’s success and reputation. … Read More »

Featured Research


Algebraic Reasoning in the Elementary Classroom: Results of a Professional Development Program for Teachers

Authors:  Susan Jo Russell, Deborah Schifter, Virginia Bastable. Megan Franke

—TERC (2016).

This paper describes a professional development experience designed to help teachers support their students to make, represent, and justify generalizations about the behavior of the operations … Read More »


Featured Service

STEM Education Evaluation Center (SEEC) offers consultation, external evaluation, and research support for existing STEM education grants and programs, and we collaborate with proposal writing teams to design studies. We are experienced quantitative and qualitative researchers with expertise grounded in theory and practice spanning STEM education.
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 August 8, 2017—Announcement 
Boston-area families needed to help with development of a prototype signing glossary during a visit to a zoo.

 July 14, 2017—Announcement 
Martha Merson article, What Don't We Know: Messages about Science, in latest Legacy Magazine

 July 6, 2017—Announcement
Addressing Climate Change Through Education in Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

May 17, 2017—Announcement
NSF News highlights STEM or All Video Showcase

 May 15, 2017—Press Release 
TERC Hosts 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase, Funded by NSF, to Highlight Innovation in STEM Education

May 5, 2017—Announcement
Engage Families, a project at the USS Constitution Museum, links to Project REVEAL