Wilkerson, M. H., Bautista, A. Tobin, R., Cao, Y., & Brizuela, B. (In Press). More than meets the eye: Patterns and shifts in what middle school mathematics teachers describe as models. To appear in Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education.
Read the preprint manuscript here.
Though modeling is a popular topic in mathematics education, the field’s definition of model is diverse. Less is known about what teachers identify as mathematical models, even though it is teachers who ultimately enact modeling activities in the classroom. Continue reading