College's Physics Department Host International Teaching Workshop

FDTC Physics instructor Joshua Phiri and Natural and Physical Sciences Department Head David Saleeby hosted the Adaptable Curriculums for Introductory Physics Workshop on April 12-14.

High School and College Physics instructors from around the world attended the three day event, which featured the SC Advanced Technology Education curriculum model, Spiral Physics, and Introductory College Physics/Twenty First Century.

Funding from a National Science Foundation grant provided travel stipends for teachers from South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Florida, New York, California, Texas, Arizona, Ohio, Nebraska, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Michigan and Pago Pago, American Samoa.

In addition to learning new approaches to teaching physics and receiving classroom-ready curriculum materials, attendees were treated to a visit to ESAB Welding and Cutting Products.

Physics teachers from around the world participate in the Adaptable Curriculums for Introductory Physics Workshop.
Physics teachers from around the world participate in the Adaptable Curriculums for Introductory Physics Workshop.