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Develop Procedural Fluency with Mathematical Modeling

Modeling tasks should be authentic problems worth solving that engage students .

Teachers generally do not have a lot of experience creating math models. Developing them takes time they may not have, and finding good examples can be difficult. However, while it does take longer than simply teaching students to implement an algorithm, the rewards are far greater. Students who engage in modeling develop deeper conceptual understanding and emerge with stronger procedural fluency.

Here are some things teachers can do to incorporate mathematical modeling in the classroom.

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  • How to engage students as problem solvers
  • How to use formative and summative assessments to guide future tasks
  • How to align fun, engaging activities with instructional goals

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