But Why Does It Work? offers a simple, efficient teaching model focused on mathematical argument for developing the ability of students to justify their thinking and engage with the reasoning of others from authors Susan Jo Russell, Deborah Schifter, Virginia Bastable, Traci Higgins, Reva Kasman.
Math in the Making project video
Over the last decade there has been a proliferation of out-of-school environments that foster building, making, tinkering, and design activities, creating an unprecedented opportunity to engage a wide range of participants in mathematics that is both purposeful and powerful. More »
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 »
Algebraic Reasoning in the Elementary Classroom: Results of a Professional Development Program for Teachers
Authors: Susan Jo Russell, Deborah Schifter, Virginia Bastable. Megan Franke
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 »
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.
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March 20, 2017
TERC Hosts NSF INCLUDES Video Showcase: Open Online Event, March 20-27, Features 36 Pilot Projects Aimed at Broadening Participation in STEM
March 17, 2017
Authors respond to EdReports' review of Investigations 3.