Integrated STEM Programs

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iSTEM Conference

Designed for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Teachers in Grades 6-12, Higher Education Faculty and STEM Businesses

Learn how to successfully integrate important concepts across STEM disciplines in the classroom! 

The conference will feature two keynote speakers, integrated STEM presentations by faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Watson College, and working sessions for STEM teachers and Higher Education STEM faculty.

Keynote Speakers

Drs. Angela & George Shiflet: Integrating Computation with the Understanding of Science

Angela Shiflet is the McCalla Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wofford College, where she helped establish the computer science major. George Shiflet was Dr. Larry H. McCalla Professor of Biology and department chair at Wofford College for 28 years. Together, they have coauthored a textbook for an introductory course in computational science and engineering, served as Fulbright Specialists in Brazil and Italy, and written learning modules used in classrooms around the globe.

Dr. Michael Grant: Engaging Students with Inquiry: Project-based learning & Problem-based learning in Integrated STEM

Michael M. Grant is coordinator for the Educational Technology program at the University of South Carolina. His scholarship and service focuses on how to design and implement project-based and problem-based learning environments in K-12 and higher education, particularly in STEM disciplines.