Description 
1 online resource (xiv, 651 p.) : ill. 
Series 
International perspectives on the teaching and learning of mathematical modelling, 22114920 

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 TechnoMathematical 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  InDepth Use of Modeling in Engineering Coursework to Enhance Problem Solving / Renee M. Clark, Larry J. Shuman, Mary BesterfieldSacre  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 K16 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 MegowanRomanowicz  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.]  Preservice 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.) 

9789400762718 (electronic bk.) 

9789400762701 
