Through this project-based unit, students engage in STEM fields by doing research and finding solutions to a real-world problem as an interior designer who is consulted to plan a children's recreation room. iSTEM (Integrating Science Technology Engineering in Mathematics) authors share ideas and activities that stimulate student interest in the integrated fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in K–grade 6 classrooms.
Mi Yeon Lee, firstname.lastname@example.org, an assistant professor of mathematics education at Arizona State University, teaches mathematics concepts and elementary mathematics methods courses. She is interested in algebraic reasoning, teacher education, STEM education, project-based learning, and the use of technology in math education.
Edited by Terri L. Kurz, email@example.com, who teaches mathematics and mathematics methodology at Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus in Mesa; and by Bahadir Yanik, firstname.lastname@example.org, who teaches at Anadolu University in Eskisehir, Turkey.