Developing Strategic Competence in Elementary and Middle School JENNIFER M. SUH AND PADMANABHAN SESHAIYER Modeling Mathematical Ideas combines current research and practical strategies to build teachers and students strategic competence in problem solving.This must-have book supports teachers in understanding learning progressions that addresses conceptual guiding posts as well as students’ common misconceptions in investigating and…

Read MoreApril 2016 GMU COMPLETE hosted a booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival.

Read MoreThe September 30 issue of Education Week includes an article titled Math-Modeling PD Takes Teachers Beyond the Common Core that takes an extensive look at George Mason University’s National Science Foundation funded research into the use of advanced problem solving by elementary teachers. Many experts believe that “introducing modeling to younger students can improve their critical-thinking and application skills in math.”…

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