To witness a spike in students' mathematical abilities, explore a model-eliciting activity.
Hyunyi Jung and Sarah Brand
Five approaches led to multiple valid solutions, considered students’ real-world knowledge, and increased students’ interest.
Hyunyi Jung and I Ji-Yeong
You are asked to participate in a contest to design a parking lot in the downtown area of your city. The space is limited, and the civic design department wants to maximize the number of cars that can be safely parked in the space. The required conditions are specified below.
Hyunyi Jung, Megan H. Wickstrom, and Chris Piasecki
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch activity involves an urgent environmental issue that students can discuss. It engages students in the interpretation of visual data, measurements, units, and the area of regular and irregular figures.
Sarah Brand, Hyunyi Jung, Ashley Dorlack, and Samuel Gailliot
Five teacher discussion strategies and outcomes of students’ responses to each are illustrated with examples.