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Title Modeling students' mathematical modeling competencies [electronic resource] : ICTMA 13 / Richard Lesh...[et al.], editors.
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013.
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 Electronic Book  QA11.2 .M63 2013eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 651 p.) : ill.
Series International perspectives on the teaching and learning of mathematical modelling, 2211-4920
International perspectives on the teaching and learning of mathematical modelling.
Contents The Nature of Models & Modeling. Introduction to Part I Modeling: What Is It? Why Do It? / Richard Lesh, Thomas Fennewald -- What Are Models? Modeling Theory for Math and Science Education / David Hestenes -- Modeling a Crucial Aspect of Students' Mathematical Modeling / Mogens Niss -- Modeling Perspectives in Math Education Research / Christine Larson ... [et al.] -- Where Are Models & Modelers Found? Modeling to Address Techno-Mathematical Literacies in Work / Richard Noss, Celia Hoyles -- Mathematical Modeling in Engineering Design Projects / Monica E. Cardella -- The Mathematical Expertise of Mechanical Engineers - The Case of Mechanism Design / Burkhard Alpers -- What Do Modeling Processes Look Like? Modeling and Quantitative Reasoning: The Summer Jobs Problem / Christine Larson -- Tracing Students' Modeling Processes in School / Nicholas Mousoulides ... [et al.] -- What Creates "The Need For Modeling"-- Turning Ideas into Modeling Problems / Peter L. Galbraith, Gloria Stillman, Jill Brown -- Remarks on a Modeling Cycle and Interpreting Behaviours / Christopher R. Haines, Rosalind Crouch --
Model Eliciting Environments as "Nurseries" for Modeling Probabilistic Situations / Miriam Amit, Irma Jan -- Models as Tools, Especially for Making Sense of Problems / Bob Speiser, Chuck Walter -- In-Depth Use of Modeling in Engineering Coursework to Enhance Problem Solving / Renee M. Clark, Larry J. Shuman, Mary Besterfield-Sacre -- Generative Activities: Making Sense of 1098 Functions / Sarah M. Davis -- How Do Models Develop? Modeling the Sensorial Perception in the Classroom / Adolf J. I. Riede -- Assessing a Modeling Process of a Linear Pattern Task / Miriam Amit, Dorit Neria -- Single Solution, Multiple Perspectives / Angeles Dominguez -- How is Modeling Different than Solving? Problem Solving Versus Modeling / Judith Zawojewski -- Investigating the Relationship Between the Problem and the Solver: Who Decides What Math Gets Used? / Guadalupe Carmona, Steven Greenstein -- Communication: The Essential Difference Between Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving / Tomas Højgaard -- Analysis of Modeling Problem Solutions with Methods of Problem Solving / Gilbert Greefrath --
Modeling in School Classrooms. Modeling in K-16 Mathematics Classrooms - and Beyond / Richard Lesh, Randall Young, Thomas Fennewald -- How Can Students Recognize the Need for Modeling? Modeling with Complex Data in the Primary School / Lyn D. English -- Two Cases Studies of Fifth Grade Students Reasoning About Levers / Paula Guerra ... [et al.] -- Don't Disrespect Me: Affect in an Urban Math Class / Roberta Y. Schorr ... [et al.] -- How Do Classroom Modeling Communities Develop? Interdisciplinary Modeling Instruction: Helping Fifth Graders Learn About Levers / Brandon Helding ... [et al.] -- Modeling Discourse in Secondary Science and Mathematics Classrooms / M. Colleen Megowan-Romanowicz -- A Middle Grade Teacher's Guide to Model Eliciting Activities / Della R. Leavitt, Cynthia M. Ahn -- The Students' Discussions in the Modeling Environment / Joneia Cerqueira Barbosa -- The Social Organization of a Middle School Mathematics Group Discussion / William Zahner, Judit Moschkovich -- Identifying Challenges within Transition Phases of Mathematical Modeling Activities at Year 9 / Gloria Stillman, Jill Brown, Peter Galbraith --
Realistic Mathematical Modeling and Problem Posing / Cinzia Bonotto -- Modeling in Class and the Development of Beliefs about the Usefulness of Mathematics / Katja Maass -- How Do Teachers Develop Models of Modeling? Insights into Teachers' Unconscious Behaviour in Modeling Contexts / Rita Borromeo Ferri, Werner Blum -- Future Teachers' Professional Knowledge on Modeling / Gabriele Kaiser, Björn Schwarz, Silke Tiedemann -- Theory Meets Practice: Working Pragmatically Within Different Cultures and Traditions / Fco. Javier García, Katja Maass, Geoff Wake -- Secondary Teachers Learn and Refine Their Knowledge During Modeling Activities in a Learning Community Environment / César Cristóbal Escalante -- An Investigation of Teachers' Shared Interpretations of Their Roles in Supporting and Enhancing Group Functioning / Betsy Berry -- Mathematical Modeling: Implications for Teaching / Maria Salett Biembengut, Nelson Hein -- A Professional Development Course with an Introduction of Models and Modeling in Science / Genaro Zavala, Hugo Alarcon, Julio Benegas -- Modeling as Isomorphism: The Case of Teacher Education / Sergei Abramovich --
Mathematical Modeling and the Teachers' Tensions / Andréia Maria Pereira de Oliveira, Jonei Cerqueira Barbosa -- A Case Study of Two Teachers: Teacher Questions and Student Explanations / Lisa B. Warner ... [et al.] -- Pre-service Teachers' Perceptions of Model Eliciting Activities / Kelli Thomas, Juliet Hart -- How Do New Technologies Influence Modeling in School? Modeling Practices with The Geometer's Sketchpad / Nathalie Sinclair, Nicholas Jackiw -- A Principal Components Model of Simcalc Mathworlds / Theodore Chao, Susan B. Empson, Nicole Shechtman -- Modeling Random Binomial Rabbit Hops / Sibel Kazak -- Investigating Mathematical Search Behavior Using Network Analysis / Thomas Hills -- Mathematical Modeling and Virtual Environments / Stephen R. Campbell -- What is The History of Modeling in Schools? On the Use of Realistic Fermi Problems in Introducing Mathematical Modelling in Upper Secondary Mathematics / Jonas Bergman Ärlebäck, Christer Bergsten -- The Dutch Maths Curriculum: 25 Years of Modelling / Pauline Vos.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Mathematical ability -- Testing.
Mathematical models -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Related Names Lesh, Richard A.
ISBN 9400762712 (electronic bk.)
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