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The roles of modelling in learning mathematics
Modelling and Applications in Mathematics Education – The 14th ICMI Study (2007)
  • Malcolm Swann, University of Nottingham
  • Ross Turner, ACER
  • Caroline Yoon, Indiana University
  • E Muller
Abstract
This chapter illustrates how Applications and Modelling promote the learning of mathematics by developing the student’s mathematical language and her use of tools, and by developing the learner’s capacity to ask and answer questions in, with, and about mathematics.
Keywords
  • Mathematical literacy,
  • Mathematical models,
  • Modelling,
  • Numeracy,
  • Problem solving,
  • Mathematical applications
Publication Date
2007
Editor
Blum, Werner, Galbraith, Peter L., Henn, Hans-Wolfgang and Niss, Mogens
Publisher
Springer
Series
New ICMI Study Series
ISBN
978-0-387-29822-1 (ebk)
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-29822-1
Citation Information
Malcolm Swann, Ross Turner, Caroline Yoon and E Muller. "The roles of modelling in learning mathematics" New YorkModelling and Applications in Mathematics Education – The 14th ICMI Study Vol. 10 (2007) p. 275 - 284
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ross_turner/5/