CSR encompasses multiple bodies of work all aimed at improving math and science education for all students. The work of the center is diverse in that it encompasses research, professional development, direct service, curriculum development, electronic network creation, and evaluation. Projects within the center span elementary, middle, high-school, college and graduate education. While some of the projects are engaged in large-scale, national, systemic change efforts others are local, researching and providing direct service to classrooms in Massachusetts. Bodies of work in the center include: creating, facilitating and researching cutting-edge, online learning communities and collegial networks; researching technology integration in the science classroom; curriculum development, professional development and research projects focused on biology, biocomplexity and ecology; research and professional development aimed at improving the experience of learning-disabled students in the science classroom; informal science education related to energy conservation; and external evaluation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics projects.
The TERC Life Sciences Initiative of the Center for School Reform
A research and development program, the Life Sciences Initiative is founded on the conviction that students can and should experience the life sciences as dynamic fields of inquiry whose diversity reflects the immense diversity of living systems. More »
The following list includes all active CSR projects. | You may also access past CSR projects.