IRB
IRB

The TERC Institutional Review Board (IRB) is an administrative body established to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects recruited to participate in research activities.

TERC’s IRB reviews and approves all research involving human subjects to ensure that it is conducted in accordance with all federal, institutional, and ethical guidelines. It covers the work of TERC staff as well as project collaborators and partners and has over 10 years of experience with protecting the welfare,  » Read more

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AugmentedEF
AugmentedEF

Using augmented reality tools to help students with executive function issues attend to STEM related tasks.

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The Cesar Chavez Foundation and TERC Announce their New Program, AMPD4Math, that draws on students’ desire to help others.
The Cesar Chavez Foundation and TERC Announce their New Program, AMPD4Math, that draws on students’ desire to help others.

The Cesar Chavez Foundation and TERC organizations will work with youth and afterschool leaders in partnership with Riverside County Office of Education and Merced City School District in California, to co-design afterschool projects that draw on students’ desire to help others while growing positive identities as mathematics learners — with the ultimate goal of reaching 100,000 students across the Southwestern U.S.

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Afterschool Making Projects with Design Thinking and Mathematics with Latinx Communities (AMPD4Math)
Afterschool Making Projects with Design Thinking and Mathematics with Latinx Communities (AMPD4Math)

Latinx youth engage in design and making to address community needs as they develop positive identities as mathematics learners, doers and users.

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Family values, parent roles, and life challenges: Parent reflections on the factors shaping long-term interest development for young children and their families participating in an early childhood engineering program
Family values, parent roles, and life challenges: Parent reflections on the factors shaping long-term interest development for young children and their families participating in an early childhood engineering program

This study was designed to help address these gaps in the literature and contribute to a deeper understanding of the factors and processes that shape STEM-related interest development for preschool-age children and their families.

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TERC Selected to Lead New Informal STEM Learning Equity Resource Center (ISL-ERC)
TERC Selected to Lead New Informal STEM Learning Equity Resource Center (ISL-ERC)

ISL-ERC will build upon the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education’s (CAISE) work to enhance access and equity-centered practices in STEM learning

Dear Colleagues, 

We are pleased to announce that TERC has been selected to lead the new Informal STEM Learning Equity Resource Center (ISL-ERC) for the National Science Foundation’s Advancement of Informal STEM Learning (NSF-AISL) program. We are ecstatic to receive this prestigious award and for the opportunity to help substantively transform the landscape of informal STEM learning (ISL) research funding by enhancing access and equity-centered practice in the coming years.  » Read more

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NSF Funds New STEM Initiative in Greensboro, NC
NSF Funds New STEM Initiative in Greensboro, NC

Young Women to Learn STEM and Entrepreneurship at The Forge Greensboro

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African American Young Women in Making to Engage in STEM and Entrepreneurship
African American Young Women in Making to Engage in STEM and Entrepreneurship

Using a co-design model, researchers, practitioners alongside participants will develop a program for young women of color to learn STEM, Making, and entrepreneurship skills.

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NEW Engineering for Equity eBook!
NEW Engineering for Equity eBook!

In this eBook, TERC researchers Scott Pattison and Smirla Ramos-Montañez reflected on assumptions, learned from others, and explored new ways that their research could both uncover and help dismantle inequities and racism in the STEM education system.

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