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Description: Is it a noun or a verb? The term model is frequently misinterpreted as hands-on, but manipulatives in isolation do not satisfy the expectation of SMP #4. In this session, participants will explore the progression of mathematical modeling, what it means, and how it can be achieved through purposeful task design before students get to sixth grade.

Slides: NCTM Nashville (Mike and Graham)

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