The book aims at showing the state-of-the-art in the field of modeling and applications in mathematics education. This is the first volume to do this. The book deals with the question of how key competencies of applications and modeling at the heart of mathematical literacy may be developed; with the roles that applications and modeling may play in mathematics teaching, making mathematics more relevant for students.that were characteristic of their perspectives of teaching word problems. ... and modelling real-world phenomena, and applying mathematical thinking and modelling to solve problems that arise in other ... As part of the topic of similar triangles, students work in groups to find the height of tall objects in the schoolyard that theyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Modelling and Applications in Mathematics Education|
|Author||:||Peter L. Galbraith, Hans-Wolfgang Henn, Mogens Niss|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-12-05|