A sixth-grade engineering-based modeling activity asks students to select the best possible design for a reconstructed bridge.
Lyn D. English, firstname.lastname@example.org, is a professor of mathematics education at the Queensland University of Technology. Her areas of research include STEM education, mathematical modeling, statistical reasoning, and problem solving and posing.
Nicholas G. Mousoulides, email@example.com, is an assistant professor of mathematics education at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is interested in mathematical modeling and in using interdisciplinary problems in the teaching of mathematics.