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EDUC 596 The Teaching of Mathematical Modeling—Strategies for Contemporary Problems

Prerequisites: MATH 505 or equivalent and current teaching certification. (Second semester— odd years/3 credits)  

This course examines current research and accepted practices in teaching mathematical modeling in the secondary school, based on national and state standards. The focus is on problem solving through mathematical modeling and mathematical reasoning, communication, and integrating mathematics with other disciplines. Students will learn to use appropriate instructional materials, including technology, to support the teaching and learning of mathematical modeling.