• Focus Populations

  • Content Areas

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.
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).
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.
Supporting Postsecondary Educators to Develop Assessments for Student Learning Based on Backward Design
Supporting Postsecondary Educators to Develop Assessments for Student Learning Based on Backward Design
This article looks at how two postsecondary educators changed their courses after attending an assessment workshop that emphasized the use of "backward design" for course planning and alignment. It also discusses next research steps needed to support educators in designing fair undergraduate assessments and courses.
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.
From Anxiety to Accomplishment – the road to presenting at my first conference
From Anxiety to Accomplishment – the road to presenting at my first conference
TERC intern, Anya Nailea Carbonell, recounts her first professional experience post college speaking at The Conference on Research in Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology.
Teaching Statistics to Struggling Students: Lessons Learned from Students with LD, ADHD, and Autism
Teaching Statistics to Struggling Students: Lessons Learned from Students with LD, ADHD, and Autism
This article describes a conceptual visual approach to teaching a college level general education statistics course aimed at addressing the needs of students with disabilities and other struggling students.