MoDAL

Modeling and Data Analysis Literacy

State-funded professional development project for secondary teachers of math in Idaho. Since 2016, 500+ teachers have completed MoDAL workshops, creating dozens of classroom activities, completed by tens of thousands of Idaho children.

About MoDAL

Now part of the Summer Math Institute, MoDAL provides free content-focused workshops with paid professional development credit and stipends.

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2019 Summer Math Institute

Univariate Data (Grades 6-7)

Facilitated by Lindsey Yundt (Boise State).

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1. Sit & Reach

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2. So Techy

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2019 Summer Math Institute

Expressions and Equations (Grades 6-8)

Facilitated by Ramey Uriarte (Boise State).

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1. Making a Profit

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2. A Delicate Balance

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2019 Summer Math Institute

Curve Fitting (Grades 8-12)

Facilitated by Marti Dinkleman (Boise Schools) & Jerod Morehouse (Boise Schools)

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1. Next

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2. Adventure Awaits

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2019 Summer Math Institute

Financial Literacy (Grades 10-12)

Facilitated by Tatia Totorica (Boise State) & Jennifer Eldred (Kuna Schools).

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1. Show Me the Money

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2. Risk Taker

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June 25-28, 2018

2018 MoDAL Workshops

The 2018 Summer Institute brought together 150 secondary Idaho teachers to learn new ways of teaching mathematics through modeling and data analysis investigations.

Curve Fitting (Grades 10-12)

Curve Fitting (Grades 10-12)

Expressions & Equations (Grades 6-9)

Expressions & Equations (Grades 6-9)

Storytelling with Data (Grades 9-12)

Storytelling with Data (Grades 9-12)

Bivariate Data & Linear Modeling (Grades 6-9)

Bivariate Data & Linear Modeling (Grades 6-9)

Students’ Reasoning about Functions (Grades 6-HS)

Students’ Reasoning about Functions (Grades 6-HS)

2017 MoDAL Highlights

The 2017 Summer Institute brings together 150 secondary Idaho teachers to learn new ways of teaching mathematics through modeling and data analysis investigations.

2017 MoDAL Workshops

The 2017 Summer Institute brought together 150 secondary Idaho teachers to learn new ways of teaching mathematics through modeling and data analysis investigations.

Data Analysis & Proportional Reasoning (Grades 6-8)

Data Analysis & Proportional Reasoning (Grades 6-8)

Bivariate Data & Linear Modeling (Grades 6-9)

Bivariate Data & Linear Modeling (Grades 6-9)

Measuring Change & Concepts of Calculus (Grades 7-12)

Measuring Change & Concepts of Calculus (Grades 7-12)

Transformational Geometry (Grades 8-10)

Transformational Geometry (Grades 8-10)

Drawing Inferences from Data (Grades 9-12)

Drawing Inferences from Data (Grades 9-12)

2016/2017 Data & Statistics Workshop

In Summer 2016 & 2017, more than 100 Idaho teachers  worked through four day-long activities (facilitated by Michele Carney and Joe Champion), and then taught adapted lessons for their classroom.

Day 1

Invasive Plants

Day 1
Day 2

Trail Mix

Day 2
Day 3

Fish Populations

Day 3
Day 4

Global Health

Day 4