Introduction to Part I Modeling: What Is It? Why Do It?
At ICTMA-13, where the chapters in this book were first presented, a variety of views were expressed about an appropriate definition of the term model – and about appropriate ways to think about the nature of modeling activities. So, it is not surprising that some participants would consider this lack of consensus to be a priority problem that should be solved by a research community that claims to be investigating models and modeling.
KeywordsMathematics Education Modeling Activity Space Shuttle Modeling Competency Quantitative Reasoning
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