Mathematical Modeling in Digital Environment and its Implications on Teaching and Learning Extreme Values and Functions’ Monotonicity

9th International Scientific Conference Technics and Informatics in Education – TIE 2022 (2022) стр. 309-314

АУТОР(И): Tanja Sekulić, Valentina Kostić

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DOI: 10.46793/TIE22.309S


In this paper, we present a way of introducing teaching and learning method based on the principles of mathematical modeling empowered by digital technologies. The role of mathematical modeling in educational practice is discussed as also the implications of the realization of mathematical modeling in a computer environment. In the example of teaching Extreme values and functions’ monotonicity, step by step procedure of making a mathematical model is explained – from starting preparation, to implementing GeoGebra as the software tool. The experiences of students and teachers during and after learning and teaching using mathematical modeling in the GeoGebra environment were supportive concerning further implications of this method.


Mathematical modeling, GeoGebra, Extreme values, Functions’ monotonicity


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