Modeling with Mathematics Institute
Secondary School
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Focus  Experience Modeling 
Modeling Spending time on each step (depth) 
Questioning and Facilitating  Research and Develop Rich Problems 
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8:0010:00 
[P] Using the four problems (elevator) Presentations (30 minutes) 
[U]Use Sam Arteste Problem 
How to ruin the experience [R]Stein and Smith
[R]Stein and Smith
[R] Meyer (TED)
[R] West from Asilomar

[P] Discuss the list of modeling projects Discuss time constraints in classroom Select chapter from textbook

Complete anything not already done. Presentations of units, discussions and suggestions for revision 
10:0010:15 
Break  Break  Break  Break  Break 
10:1512:00 
Definitions of modeling Participants [R] CCSSM Others [R] Henrys 3 pages [R] NCTM [R] Polya [R] Freudenthal [R] ours 
Understand the context
Pull out the math Technology 
Continue  Develop a unit using modeling from the chapter
Address the purpose of the modeling problem 
Continue 
12:0012:45  Lunch  Lunch  Lunch  Lunch  Lunch 
12:453:00 
History of modeling (20 minutes to read; 10 minutes to discuss) [R] Modeling Chapter What careers use mathematical modeling (30 mins) [R] Careers use math modeling Obstacles of traditional structure of mathematics (30 mins) Give participants one or more of the handbook models to work on in groups [P] For the Birds [P] Meteorology [P] Model Solar System [P] Viral Marketing [P] Treasure Beneath the Sea 
Use as much of the afternoon as needed (If time) Use of multiple representations (equations, tables, graphs, words, calculators) use of concrete and visual models 
Assessment 
Continue ([R]How to Meyer (TED)) 
Revise and finalize modeling units Standards where modeling is suggested in the [R]CaCCSSM [R]References Discuss further steps [R] Institute evaluation
[R] Overview
