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Suh, J.M., Matson, K. & Seshaiyer, P. (2017). Engaging Elementary Students in the Creative Process of Mathematizing Their World through Mathematical Modeling. Education Sciences 7 (62) doi:10.3390/educsci7020062

Carlson, M.A., Wickstrom, M.H., Burroughs, B. & Fulton, E. (2016). A Case for Mathematical Modeling in the Elementary School Classroom. Annual Perspectives in Mathematics Education (APME) 2016: Mathematical Modeling and Modeling Mathematics, ed.,  Christian R. Hirsch, pp. 121–29. Reston, Va.: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

English, L. D. (2010). Young children’s early modelling with data. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 22(2), 24–47.

English, L. D. (2013). Complex modelling in the primary and middle school years: An interdisciplinary approach. In G. A. Stillman, G. Kaiser, W. Blum, & J. P. Brown (Eds.), Teaching Mathematical Modelling: Connecting to Research and Practice (pp. 491–505). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from

Doerr, H.M., & English, L.D. (2003). A Modeling perspective on students' mathematical reasoning about data. Journal of Research in Mathematics Education, 34(2), 110-136.

English LD, Bergman Arleback J, Mousoulides N, (2016) Reflections on progress in mathematical modelling research, The second handbook of research on the psychology of mathematics education: The journey continues p383-413

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