# What are cool math modeling projects

## Mathematical modeling

**Math****Model**

Teacher training in Trier

6. / 7.11.06

Expansion of competencies

• Recognize mathematical questions

in everyday situations

Expansion of competencies

• Recognize mathematical questions

in everyday situations

• Formulation of suitable questions

Expansion of competencies

• Recognizing mathematical questions

in everyday situations

• Formulation of suitable questions

• Mastery of modeling strategies

Expansion of competencies

• Recognize mathematical questions

in everyday situations

• Formulation of suitable questions

• Mastery of modeling strategies

• Developing alternative solutions

Expansion of competencies

• Recognizing mathematical questions

in everyday situations

• Formulation of suitable questions

• Mastery of modeling strategies

• Developing alternative solutions

• Creation of assessment criteria for the

Usefulness of the solution

Expansion of competencies

• Recognize mathematical questions

in everyday situations

• Formulation of suitable questions

• Mastery of modeling strategies

• Developing alternative solutions

• Creation of assessment criteria for the

Usefulness of the solution

• Classifying one's own actions within

of a team

Educational standards

• "Solving problems mathematically"

Educational standards

• "Solving problems mathematically"

• "argue mathematically"

Educational standards

• "Solving problems mathematically"

• "argue mathematically"

• "modeling mathematically"

Colleague opinions

"Real" **Model** is ...

• Much too complex for school.

Colleague opinions

"Real" **Model** is ...

• Much too complex for school.

• at most with particularly high-performance

strong classes feasible.

Colleague opinions

"Real" **Model** is ...

• Much too complex for school.

• at most with particularly high-performance

strong classes feasible.

• Far too time consuming.

We will show that ...

• realistic,

application-related problems

can be treated.

We will show that ...

• realistic,

application-related problems

can be treated.

• essential aspects of mathematical

**Model**s in "small" exercises

can be clarified.

We will show that ...

• realistic,

application-related problems

can be treated.

• essential aspects of mathematical

**Model**s in "small" exercises

can be clarified.

• also complex modeling projects in

the school can be carried out.

Modeling cycle

Modeling tools

• Estimate

Modeling tools

• Estimate

• Simplify

Modeling tools

• Estimate

• Simplify

• Procuring

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• Suitability for teaching

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