Category Archives: Modeling Instruction

What’s in a model?

I’m trying to incorporate some of the ideas and practices of Modeling Instruction, especially Eric Brewe’s University Modeling Instruction (MI-U), into my teaching this semester. I can’t do full-on MI-U, since (a) I don’t have six hours per week of … Continue reading

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MI-U “models” for physics 2

So after yesterday’s workshop on MI-U (Modeling Instruction, University level), I’m brainstorming possible “models” at the heart of a typical calc-based Physics II course, which I just happen to be teaching this fall. Here’s what comes to mind for models … Continue reading

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