Where to Find TERC Staff at Spring 2021 Conferences

At TERC we’ve been working hard over the past year on content and curriculum development, research, technology innovation, professional development, and program evaluation. Now it’s time for us to share all that we’ve learned with you!

If you’re planning to attend one of the conferences below, please check out the schedule to see when we’ll be presenting and add us to your calendar.

February 26, 2021

American Physical Society  - Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance (APS-IDEA) 

Mia Ong, Simone Hyater-Adams and Jonathan Pelzwill will be part of a panel: 

  • February 26: Recruitment and retention of underrepresented minoritized students

March 6, 2021

Forefront Conference 


Jodi Asbell-Clarke, and Teon Edwards will be presenting:

  • March 6, 2:30-3:15pm EST: What is Computational Thinking and Why Does Every Teacher Need It?

March 13, 2021

2021 Virtual Leadership Seminar on Mathematics Professional Learning 

Susan Jo Russell and Deborah Schifter will be presenting:

  • March 13, 1:15-2:15pm EST: What We’re Learning to Ask About the Weaving of Mathematics and Equity During Classroom Talk  

March 23-25, 2021

Women of Color STEM Entrepreneurship Conference


Mia Ong, Nuria Jaumot-Pascual and Kathy DeerInWater will be presenting:

  • March 25, 4:00-4:40 pm EST: “I can do data for my people”: Native students in computer science give back to their tribal communities

April 7 - 10, 2021

Society for Research in Child Development 2021 Virtual Biennial Meeting


Scott Pattison, Gigliana Melzi, Diana Acosta, Debbie Siegel, and Maureen Callanan will be presenting a paper:

  • April 9, 1:10-2:40pm EDT: Storybooks and Equitable STEM Learning in Early Childhood: Moving from Books to Narratives

April 7 - 10, 2021


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Sara Lacy, Sally Crissman, and Roger Tobin will be presenting:

  • April 9, 10:45-11:45am EDT: Has COVID-19 left 3D Science in Elementary School on Life Support?

April 8 – 12, 2021

 American Educational Research Association (AERA)

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Michael Cassidy, Gillian Puttick, Eli Tucker-Raymond, Casper Harteveld and Giovanni Troiano will be presenting:

  • April 8, 2:00-3:00pm EDT: Middle Schoolers Learn About Game Design, Science, and Computational Thinking Practices: An Integrated Learning Approach

Scott Pattison, Gina Svarovsky, and Smirla Ramos will be presenting a paper:

  • April 10, 10:40am-12:10pm EDT: "Storybooks as a Tool for Supporting Early Childhood Family STEM Learning"

Monica Cardella, Gina Svarovsky, and Scott Pattison will be presenting a paper:

  • April 10, 4:10-5:10pm EDT: "Defining "Engineering" for Informal Learning Environments: An Empirically Grounded Framework and Equity Implications"

Mia Almeda, Jodi Asbell-Clarke, and Elizabeth Rowe will be presenting a paper, Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki is the chair in this session:

  • April 10, 4:10-5:40pm EDT: "Differentiating Between Unproductive and Productive Persistence in an Educational Game Using Behavioral Data"

Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki, Fengfeng Ke, Ruohan Liu and Zlatko Sokolikj, will be presenting a paper in the same session as the above paper :

  • April 10, 4:10-5:40pm EDT: "The Viability of Using Remote Webcam-Based Eye Tracking to Monitor Attention Allocation in Educational Research"

Karen Mutch-Jones and Judy Storeygard will be presenting a paper:

  • April 12, 11:10am-12:40pm EDT: "Opening Pathways to Teaching: Mathematics Professional Development for Paraeducators in a Diverse Urban District"

April 21 - May 1, 2021

National Council of Teachers Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting

nctmlogoAudrey Martinez-Gudapakkam, Sabrina De Los Santos and Arusha Hollister will be presenting:

  • April 30, 8:00-9:00am EDT: "Working with Families to Support Students’ Empowerment in Mathematics"


May 11, 2021

The Boston Club - STEM Education: How it addresses education disparities and what it means for the rising generation and our economy

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Christina Silva will be presenting:

  • The lived experiences of people of color in STEM education and professions.


Where to Find TERC Staff at Spring 2021 Conferences
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