Throughout the development of this web site, from design to implementation, we have sought to create a site that is accessible and functional for all users.


Please report all problems to and we will make every effort to correct them.

Access Keys

Access keys provide keyboard shortcuts for commonly used links. To use the access keys on a PC, hold down the ALT key and press the number below. To use access keys on a Macintosh using Mozilla or Firefox, hold down the Control + Option keys plus the number key below. On a Macintosh using Safari, Omniweb, or Internet Explorer, hold down the Control key plus the number below. The following access keys are active across the TERC website:

  1. Home page
  2. Bypass the navigation and go straight to the main content of the page
  3. About Us page
  4. Curriculum By Grade Level
  5. Reserved for JAWS
  6. Components
  7. Developing
  8. Implementing the Curriculum
  9. Accessibility page (this page)

Standards Compliance

All pages are built to comply with the following standards:

XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Pages on this site use structured semantic markup. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles. For example, on this page, JAWS users can skip to the next section within the accessibility statement by pressing ALT+INSERT+2.

Pages on this site use validated HTML and CSS markup.


PDFs may not be assumed to meet accessibility standards.


All images used on this web site have suitable alt attributes (or empty alt attributes for purely decorative items).


JavaScript is kept to a bare minimum on this site, and no content section should be unusable if JavaScript is not enabled or not supported in your web browser.