ERIC Number: ED406186
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematical Modeling. Fastback 392.
Hilke, Eileen Veronica
Part of the Fastback series from Phi Delta Kappa, this publication provides background information and several educational applications of modeling for use with students from elementary school to college. It contains a rationale for employing mathematical modeling in instruction, specific examples, strategies for grouping students using technology and structuring learning, and a discussion of student assessment in mathematical modeling. Mathematical modeling helps student develop mathematics literacy by enabling them to exchange ideas, learn from one another, identify problems, define problems, and create hypothetical problems. Contains 53 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Higher Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Relevance (Education), Standards, Student Evaluation, Technology
Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 408 N. Union, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.