Biennial Impact Report
Biennial Impact Report

2020 – 2021 Biennial Impact Report

In 2020 and 2021, the world faced a pandemic and associated reckoning with racial and social injustice. Closer to home, we saw the impact of nationwide school closures, a shift to online learning, and social isolation. During this time — together with our team, board members, participants, partners, and funders — we are proud to say TERC was a force for good.

Inside this 2020-2021 Biennial Impact Report, you’ll see how TERC quickly shifted to online work,  » Read more

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How Activity Frames Shape Situated Identity Negotiation: Theoretical and Practical Insights from an Informal Engineering Education Program
How Activity Frames Shape Situated Identity Negotiation: Theoretical and Practical Insights from an Informal Engineering Education Program

This paper references various models and research to cover how adolescent youth negotiate and discuss their STEM identity.

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Exploring the Relationship between Quantitative Reasoning Skills and New Habits
Exploring the Relationship between Quantitative Reasoning Skills and New Habits

Because people are constantly confronted with numbers and mathematical concepts in the news, the authors of this paper embarked on a project to create journalism that supports number skills in adults who consume the news. This paper focuses on the relationship between adults’ news habits and their quantitative reasoning skills.

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Join TERC’s Marlene Kilman on 12/14 at 3pm ET for the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s interactive “playshop” for early math + early literacy advocates.
Join TERC’s Marlene Kilman on 12/14 at 3pm ET for the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s interactive “playshop” for early math + early literacy advocates.

An interactive workshop for early math literacy advocates that will spotlight children’s books that will make you think about math in a whole new way!

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The impact of a multimodal professional network on developing social capital and research capacity of faculty at historically black colleges and universities
The impact of a multimodal professional network on developing social capital and research capacity of faculty at historically black colleges and universities

This qualitative case study examined how a multimodal professional network environment (STEM for all Video Showcase) affected five STEM educational researchers’ capacity to engage in grant funded research at U.S. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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Hands On! Magazine: Fall 2022
Hands On! Magazine: Fall 2022

Articles include:
* EMPower: Offering Tools to Adult Education Teachers
* The Construction of Silence in a Parent Support Group – Tracing the Invisible Fabric
* Increasing Student Interpreters’ Ability to Accurately and Fluently Interpret STEM Content
* More Than Who’s at the Table: Co-Designing a STEM-Based Virtual Reality Game with Neurodivergent Learners

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Lisette Torres-Gerald of TERC will be on a STEM Equity panel by GlobalMindED this Thursday, November 17.
Lisette Torres-Gerald of TERC will be on a STEM Equity panel by GlobalMindED this Thursday, November 17.

Join panel leader Dr. Susan Swayze & panelists Dr. Janelle Johnson, Lisette Torres-Gerald, Melvin Stallings, & Rubi Amateco for a discussion on leveraging collaborations & partnerships to advance STEM equity.

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Supporting teachers’ engagement with student thinking in teacher-captured video-based professional development environments: factors and implications
Supporting teachers’ engagement with student thinking in teacher-captured video-based professional development environments: factors and implications

This article covers a study that investigated teachers’ engagement with student thinking during video clubs, which were part of a professional development model in which teachers captured and analysed their classroom videos and identified clips and questions to discuss in video clubs.

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