# Math in Germany Susan Nelson 11. Overview My abroad experience University life German education system Math education classes Benefits to studying abroad.

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Math in Germany Susan Nelson 11

Overview My abroad experience University life German education system Math education classes Benefits to studying abroad

My abroad experience University of Kassel Courses Linear Algebra Geometry Math teaching methods I Math teaching methods on the secondary level

University Life Ein Trinkhalm (s. Bild) wird in Seifenlauge getaucht und wieder herausgezogen. Dabei bildet sich in ihm ein Pfropfen. Nun wird daraus eine Seifenblase mit etwa 8 cm Durchmesser geblasen. Wie dick wird die Seifenblasenhaut ungefähr sein? linear unabhängig…..linear independent Senkrecht….perpendicular Hintereinanderausführung….composition (f g)

University Life Fläche (area or surface) Klein Bottle Flasche (bottle)

University Life Lectures Large classes Classes met once a week for 2 hours Chalkboards Professor-student relationship Grading Final exam worth entire grade Homework sets due once a week

German Education System

Math Education Classes In 2001, base-jumper Felix Baumgartner landed on top of a flying hot air balloon. About how many liters of air are filling this hot air balloon? There is a circle with the circumference of 5.3 inches. What is the area?

Math Education Classes A straw is dipped in detergent and then brought out again (see picture). The detergent is then blown out of the straw to form a bubble with a diameter of 8 cm. How thick will the bubble be? There is a circle with the circumference of 5.3 inches. What is the area?

Math Education Classes Bildungsstandards (educational standards/goals) Mathematical skills Levels of complexity Skills Levels of Complexity

Math Education Classes Bildungsstandards (educational standards/goals) Skills 1. Mathematical reasoning 2. Problem solving 3. Modeling 4. Using tables/graphs/figures 5. Working with mathematical symbols/formulas 6. Mathematical communication

Math Education Classes

Bildungsstandards (educational standards/goals) Complexity levels 1. Low 2. Medium 3. High

Math Education Classes Skills Levels of Complexity BildungsstandardsMinnesota Standards

Why Study Abroad? New perspectives/ideas New people New experiences