Blum, Werner

Modelling and Applications in Mathematics Education

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Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Mogens Niss, Werner Blum, Peter Galbraith

Part 2. Plenaries

2. Less Chalk, Less Words, Less Symbols ... More Objects, More Context, More Actions
Claudi Alsina

3. What’s all the Fuss about Competencies?
Morten Blomhøj, Tomas Højgaard Jensen

4. A Theory of Mathematical Modelling in Technological Settings
Jere Confrey, Alan Maloney

5. What Knowledge Do Teachers Need for Teaching Mathematics Through Applications and Modelling?
Helen M. Doerr

6. Beyond the Low Hanging Fruit
Peter Galbraith

7. Modelling for Life: Mathematics and Children’s Experience
Brian Greer, Lieven Verschaffel, Swapna Mukhopadhyay

8. Modelling in Lower Secondary Mathematics Classroom — Problems and Opportunities
Gabriele Kaiser, Katja Maaß

9. Mathematical Modelling — a Conversation with Henry Pollak
Henry Pollak

Part 3. Issues in Applications and Modelling

10. Epistemology and Modelling — Overview
Jere Confrey

11. Modelling Body Motion: an Approach to Functions Using Measuring Instruments
Ferdinando Arzarello, Giovanni Pezzi, Ornella Robutti

12. Emergent Modelling as a Precursor to Mathematical Modelling
Koeno Gravemeijer

13. Proving and Modelling
Gila Hanna, Hans Niels Jahnke

14. A Developmental Approach for Supporting the Epistemology of Modeling
Richard Lehrer, Leona Schauble

15. What is Distinctive in (Our Views about) Models & Modelling Perspectives on Mathematics Problem Solving, Learning, and Teaching?
Richard Lesh, Caroline Yoon

16. Everyday Instruments: On the Use of Mathematics
Rudolf Strässer

17. Authenticity and Goals — Overview
Peter Galbraith

18. How to Replace Word Problems with Activities of Realistic Mathematical Modelling
Cinzia Bonotto

19. The Relevance of Modelling and Applications: Relevant to Whom and for What Purpose?
Eva Jablonka

20. Features and Impact of the Authenticity of Applied Mathematical School Tasks
Torulf Palm

21. Elementary Modelling in Mathematics Lessons: The Interplay Between “Real-World” Knowledge and “Mathematical Structures”
Ralph Schwarzkopf

22. Modelling Competencies — Overview
Brian Greer, Lieven Verschaffel

23. Levels of Modelling Competencies
Herbert Henning, Mike Keune

24. Modelling Both Complexity and Abstraction: A Paradox?
Mihaela Singer

25. Studying and Remedying Students’ Modelling Competencies: Routine Behaviour or Adaptive Expertise
Dirk Bock, Wim Dooren, Dirk Janssens

26. Assessing the “Phases” of Mathematical Modelling
Ken Houston

27. The Arithmetic Operations as Mathematical Models
Zalman Usiskin

28. Applications and Modelling for Mathematics — Overview
Eric Muller, Hugh Burkhardt

29. The Roles of Modelling in Learning Mathematics
Malcolm Swan, Ross Turner, Caroline Yoon, Eric Muller

30. Developing Mathematical Literacy
Lynn Arthur Steen, Ross Turner, Hugh Burkhardt

31. Classroom Activities and the Teacher
Soeren Antonius, Chris Haines, Tomas Højgaard Jensen, Mogens Niss, Hugh Burkhardt

32. Uses of Technologies in Learning Mathematics through Modelling
Daniel Pead, Bill Ralph, Eric Muller

33. Modelling Pedagogy — Overview
Hans-Wolfgang Henn

34. Mathematical Modelling in High School Mathematics: Teachers’ Thinking and Practice
Olive Chapman

35. Mathematical Modelling in Teacher Education — Necessity or Unnecessarily
Thomas Lingefjärd

36. Building Concepts and Conceptions in Technology-Based Open Learning Environments
Stephan Hußmann

37. Towards a Wider Implementation of Mathematical Modelling at Upper Secondary and Tertiary Levels
Djordje Kadijevich

38. How Might we Share Models Through Cooperative Mathematical Modelling? Focus on Situations Based on Individual Experiences
Akio Matsuzaki

39. Implementation and Practice — Overview
Thomas Lingefjärd

40. Some Conditions for Modelling to Exist in Mathematics Classrooms
Michèle Artaud

41. Picture (Im)Perfect Mathematics!
Wilfried Herget, Marlene Torres-Skoumal

42. Learning Mathematical Modelling — From the Perspective of Probability and Statistics Education
Ewa Lakoma

43. Considering Workplace Activity from a Mathematical Modelling Perspective
Geoff Wake

44. Assessment and Evaluation - Overview
Peter Galbraith

45. Modelling Based Project Examination
Søren Antonius

46. Mathematical Modelling and Applications: Ability and Competence Frameworks
Christopher Haines, Rosalind Crouch

47. “To Model, or to Let Them Model?” That is the Question!
Jerry Legé

48. Modelling and Applications in Pisa
Ross Turner

49. Assessment of Applied Mathematics and Modelling: Using a Laboratory-Like Environment
Pauline Vos

Part 4. Educational Levels

50. Modelling and Applications in Primary Education
Maria Salett Biembengut

51. Possibilities for, and Obstacles to Teaching Applications and Modelling in the Lower Secondary Levels
Toshikazu Ikeda

52. Upper Secondary Perspectives on Applications and Modelling
Gloria Stillman

53. Teaching Applications and Modelling at Tertiary Level
Claudi Alsina

54. Modelling in Teacher Education
Thomas Lingefjärd

Part 5. Cases in Applications and Modelling

55. Moving the Context of Modelling to the Forefront: Preservice Teachers’ Investigations of Equity in Testing
Katie Makar, Jere Confrey

56. Modelling in Ontario: Success in Moving Along the Continuum
Christine Suurtamm, Geoffrey Roulet

57. Implementation Case Study: Sustaining Curriculum Change
Gloria Stillman

58. Mathematical Modelling of Social Issues in School Mathematics in South Africa
Cyril Julie, Vimolan Mudaly

Part 6. Bibliography

59. Bibliography

Keywords: Education, Mathematics Education, Applications of Mathematics

Publication year
New ICMI Study Series
Page amount
537 pages
Upbringing, Education

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