The author found that three things helped while trying to embrace more student-centered instruction: Setting both large-scale and small-scale goals, thoughtfully selecting initiatives to incorporate, and collaborating—sometimes creatively—with colleagues.
Jamie L. W. Wernet
Jamie L. Wernet, Kevin A. Lawrence and Nicholas J. Gilbertson
Most mathematics curricula include contextual problems, but not all these problems have the same potential as modeling tasks. The authors describe how to select tasks that give students opportunities to use modeling.