Overview

This is a completed Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN). FMNs are sustained, immersive, community-based professional development opportunities for faculty. FMNs support the adaptation and implementation of materials and/or instructional approaches in their classrooms. Learn more about FMNs.

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Math Modeling Hub Faculty Mentoring Network

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Goals

  • Connect educators with mathematical modeling through mentoring, resources, and community
  • Help faculty members to learn about, discuss, and implement math modeling instructional approaches and materials via the MMHub

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Final Products

Beanbag Toss (Grades 6-8)

Jody Britten, Marka Carson, Jacob Cordeiro, Misael Jiminez, Erika Villegas-Jiminez

Version: 1.0

The classroom lesson presents students with the task of developing a fair--yet challenging--beanbag toss game.
parameters, data collection, Mean, Median & Mode, Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Secondary, Middle School, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Introduction to Modeling, Probability, Measurement, Interpreting Data, Probability & Statistics, Possible Tasks, Good Practice in Statistics, Representing Data, Center & Distribution, Probability Models, Accuracy, Compare, Evaluate, Measure, Quantify
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123
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07.07.2018

Beanbag Toss (Grades 3-5)

Jody Britten, Marka Carson, Jacob Cordeiro, Misael Jiminez, Erika Villegas-Jiminez

Version: 1.0

The classroom lesson presents students with the task of developing a fair--yet challenging--beanbag toss game.
Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Primary, Upper Primary, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Introduction to Modeling, Numbers, Measurement, Algebra, Possible Tasks, Operations, Other Domains, Rational Numbers, Addition, Division, Percentages, Compare, Evaluate, Measure
218
45
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07.07.2018

Beanbag Toss (Grades K-2)

Jody Britten, Marka Carson, Jacob Cordeiro, Misael Jiminez, Erika Villegas-Jiminez

Version: 1.0

The classroom lesson presents students with the task of developing a fair--yet challenging--beanbag toss game.
Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Primary, Lower Primary, Introduction to Modeling, Numbers, Measurement, Algebra, Possible Tasks, Operations, Comparing, Counting, Addition, Compare, Evaluate, Measure
221
58
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07.07.2018

Emergency Water Supply (Grades 6-8)

Laura Pahler, Marcy Santos, Ralph Olaiz, Elizabeth Soto, Vinn Kanchana

Version: 1.0

This classroom lesson presents students with the task of determining how much water their school would to store in case of an emergency disaster.
Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Secondary, Middle School, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Introduction to Modeling, Measurement, Ratios, Algebra, Units, Geometry, Possible Tasks, Equations & Expressions, Functions, Other Domains, Variables, Linear Functions, Properties of Shapes, Volume, Estimate, Evaluate, Measure, Quantify
213
57
0
07.05.2018

Design a Zoo (Grades 6-8)

Project IMMERSION

Version: 1.0

This classroom lesson presents students with the job of designing a zoo, which could include modeling tasks ranging from choosing and locating the exhibits to setting the right admission prices.
Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Secondary, Middle School, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Introduction to Modeling, Measurement, Algebra, Units, Interpreting Data, Probability & Statistics, Possible Tasks, Equations & Expressions, Functions, Systems of Equations, Graphing Functions, Linear Functions, Association & Data Fitting, Representing Data, Build, Evaluate, Infer, Quantify
214
50
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07.05.2018

Design a Zoo (Grades 3-5)

Project IMMERSION

Version: 1.0

This classroom lesson presents students with the job of designing a zoo, which could include modeling tasks ranging from choosing and locating the exhibits to setting the right admission prices.
unit cost, budgets, distance, Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Primary, Upper Primary, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Introduction to Modeling, Numbers, Measurement, Bar Graphs, Algebra, Units, Geometry, Probability & Statistics, Possible Tasks, Operations, Whole Numbers & Place Value, Addition, Multiplication, Properties of Shapes, Area, Perimeter, Working on a Grid, The Coordinate Plane, Representing Data, Picture Graphs, Build, Estimate, Measure, Quantify
366
305
0
07.05.2018

Building the Best Playground (Grades 3-5)

Marka Carson, Erika Villegas-Jiminez, Misael Jiminez, Jody Britten

Version: 1.0

The classroom lesson presents students with the task of developing an optimal design for a school playground.
rates, money, unit conversions, Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Primary, Upper Primary, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Introduction to Modeling, Numbers, Measurement, Algebra, Units, Interpreting Data, Geometry, Probability & Statistics, Possible Tasks, Operations, Whole Numbers & Place Value, Addition, Division, Multiplication, Subtraction, Properties of Shapes, Area, Perimeter, Representing Data, Build, Compare, Evaluate, Quantify
184
44
0
07.05.2018

Accelerated Reader (Grades 3-5)

Laura Pahler, Maurice Cuevas, Emily Lane, Marka Carson, Jody Britten, Misael Jiminez, Erika Villegas-Jiminez, Diane Hubbard-Knight, Kristina Sandberg

Version: 1.0

This classroom lesson presents students with the task of designing a reading schedule to help them reach an overall (total word) reading goal for the year.
rates, Activity, Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Primary, Upper Primary, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Introduction to Modeling, Numbers, Algebra, Interpreting Data, Probability & Statistics, Possible Tasks, Proper Fractions, Whole Numbers & Place Value, Representing Data, Estimate, Infer
172
40
0
07.05.2018

Neighborhood Fences and Gates

Ricardo Cortez, Cynthia Anhalt, Susan Staats, Marta Civil

Version: 1.0

This classroom modeling project targets the competency of proposing functions that meet certain properties and features, which is part of many modeling processes. It is suitable for high school or undergraduate students. Prerequisite: Algebra.
function fitting, cultural context, Activity, High School, Secondary, Post-secondary, Lower Division, Introduction to Modeling, Algebra, Functions, Domain & Range
433
130
0
06.28.2018

Pain Medication Treatment Modeling Project

Ricardo Cortez

Version: 1.0

This classroom modeling project applies mathematical techniques to solve a problem related to drug dosage patterns. Suitable for high school or undergraduate students. Prerequisite: Calculus I.
Mathematical Biology, calculus, exponential decay, recursion, absorption, elimination, Modeling Project, Secondary, Post-secondary, Lower Division, Introduction to Modeling, Possible Tasks, Build, Compare, Evaluate
362
108
0
06.14.2018