Mathematics teachers' ideas about mathematical models: a diverse landscape.Tobin, Roger G.
Brizuela, Bárbara M.
Wilkerson-Jerde, Michelle H.
This paper describes the ideas that mathematics teachers (grades 5-9) have regarding mathematical models of real-world phenomena, and explores how teachers' ideas differ depending on their educational background. Participants were 56 United States in-service mathematics teachers. We analyzed teachers' written responses to three open-ended questions through content analysis. A varied landscape of i... read more
- Mathematics--Study and teaching.
- Mathematical models.
- Mathematics teachers.
- Tufts University. Department of Physics and Astronomy.
- Tufts University. Department of Education.
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- Original publication
- "Mathematics Teachers' Ideas about Mathematical Models: A Diverse Landscape," A. Bautista, M.H. Wilkerson-Jerde, R.G. Tobin, and B.M. Brizuela, PNA, 9, #1 (2014). http://hdl.handle.net/10481/33231.