Teaching Learning Mathematics In Context

Teaching Learning Mathematics In Context

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  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 176 x 240 x 19mm | 561g
  • Addison Wesley
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 0130310069
  • 9780130310064

Table of contents


Preface v

Section 1


1 Blum, W

Mathematical modelling in mathematics education and instruction 3

2 Carr, A

Problems and projects for teaching modelling 15

3 Usiskin, Z

Conceptions of mathematical modelling and their implications for the future 26

Section 2


2.1 Primary education

4 Neuman,D

Exploring numbers through subtraction in primary mathematics 37

5 Gravemeijer, K

Modelling two-digit addition and subtraction with an empty number line 51


6 Athanasopoulos, P, Patronis, T, Potari, D, Spanos, D and Spiliotopoulou, V

Constructing a village: a cross-curricular activity 62

7 Bell, M

Modelling and applications of mathematics in the primary curriculum 71

2.2 Lower secondary education

8 Rouncefield, M

Statistical simulations 81

9 Gillespie, J and Phillips, R

Interactive video as an aid to modelling 93

10 Abrantes, P

Learning activities involving mathematics in real-life situations 103

11 Yanagimoto, A, Mori, Y and Matsumiya, T

Mathematics of track and field events - Composite Real Mathematics approach 115

12 Steeg, T and Williams, J

Units of mathematics in integrated projects with science and technology 127

2.3 Upper secondary education

13 Kitchen, A and Williams, J

Implementing and assessing mathematical modelling in the academic 16-19 curriculum 138

14 Choate, J

Iterative models in the secondary mathematics curriculum:

some examples 151


15 Money, R

Mathematical modelling today and tomorrow 163

2.4 Tertiary education

16 Graham, E

Mathematical modelling in an extended engineering course 173

17 Abel, H

Industrial applications of mathematics for engineering students 184

Section 3


18 Haines, C, Izard, J and Le Masurier, D

Modelling intentions realised: assessing the full range of developed skills 200

19 Kaiser-Messmer, G

Reflections on future developments in the light of empirical research 213

20 da Ponte, J P

Necessary research in mathematical modelling and applications 219

21 Tanner, Hand Jones, S

Developing metacognition through peer and self assessment 228

22 Garfunkel, S

Future of mathematical modelling in the classroom 242
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