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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.

Presentations »


October 16, 2017—Conference News
CHI PLAY 2017- Amsterdam
Assessing implicit computational thinking in Zoombinis gameplay poster session

October 13, 2016—Announcement
Register now for Jodi Asbell-Clarke's talk at TEDXYOUTH @ BEACONSTREET on 11/4/17, Boston, MA

October 10, 2017—In the News
A successful EMPower® pilot in Kentucky—Adult Education Students Gain Conceptual Understanding and Real-World Math Skills

October 3, 2017—Announcement
Register for Andee Rubin's talk at BostonCHI's monthly meeting, Expressive Representational Tools for Elementary Math Students. October 10 at 6:30pm

October 1, 2017—Publication
Storytelling Math Bilingual Book Published


Featured Project

Center for Innovative Research in Cyber Learning — Perspective on EdGE

Plus an interview with EdGE director, Jodi Asbell-Clarke, about the NSF-funded project to study the development of computational thinking for upper elementary and middle grades students. More »


TERC Welcomes Two New Board Members

TERC’s Board of Trustees has appointed two new members: Dr. Nadine Bonda, Assistant Professor at American International College, and Dr. DIane Souvaine, Professor of Computer Science and Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at Tufts University. 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.
Learn 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 »