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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

301- Mathematical Modeling: What Is It Really?

Friday, April 11, 2014: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
223 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Michelle Cirillo
Jinfa Cai and John A. Pelesko

Unlike other Common Core standards, modeling is a standard both for Mathematical Practice and for content. Whereas other conceptual categories, such as algebra, define what students should understand and be able to do, modeling is defined in relation to other standards. We unpack this construct by providing examples and describing what modeling is and is not.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 9 to 12

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