Our projects address the full spectrum of topics and issues associated with STEM education, and they often result in insightful and inspiring publications.

From books to peer-reviewed journals, op-ed pieces, and conference presentations, our publications allow you to explore the wide range of research TERC staff have undertaken for more than 50 years. These materials answer challenging questions, uncover important findings, and delve deeper into creating a level playing field for life-long learners. Every day we strive to inform and engage our audience with the best practices in education for all learners, as well as professional development, and evaluation. We’re moving the world forward with STEM education, and our publications can help you join the movement.

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Innovate to Mitigate: Science learning in an open-innovation challenge for high school students.
Innovate to Mitigate: Science learning in an open-innovation challenge for high school students.

Gillian Puttick, Brian Drayton, & Abe Drayton
November 29, 2017

Strategic Game Moves Mediate Implicit Science Learning
Strategic Game Moves Mediate Implicit Science Learning

Jodi Asbell-Clarke, Elizabeth Rowe, & Ryan Baker
June 25, 2015

Seeking out Math in Making Experiences
Seeking out Math in Making Experiences

Andee Rubin, Scott Pattison, and Tracey Wright
November 10, 2016

What Don’t We Know? Messages About Science
What Don’t We Know? Messages About Science

Martha Merson and Tim Watkins
August 8, 2017

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

Susan Jo Russell, Deborah Schifter, Virginia Bastable, Megan Franke
May 1, 2016

Roving with a Digital Visual Library: Increased Learning Opportunities at Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Roving with a Digital Visual Library: Increased Learning Opportunities at Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Martha Merson, Louise Allen, Pam Cox, Nicholay Hristov
January 1, 2016

Smart Moves: Making Sense of the Math in Environmental Data
Smart Moves: Making Sense of the Math in Environmental Data

Martha Merson, Selene Gonzalez-Carrillo, Ethan Contini-Field, Meredith Small
June 1, 2016

Validating game-based measures of implicit science learning
Validating game-based measures of implicit science learning

Rowe, E., Asbell-Clarke, J., Eagle, M., Hicks, A., Barnes, T., Brown, R., & Edwards, T.
July 1, 2016

Signing High School Science
Signing High School Science

Judy Vesel & Santiago, J. (Eds)
September 8, 2016

Environmental Attitudes in Youth-created Computer Games about Climate Change
Environmental Attitudes in Youth-created Computer Games about Climate Change

Gillian Puttick, Eli Tucker-Raymond, & Jackie Barnes
September 8, 2016