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Modeling and Data Analysis Literacy

Modeling and Data Analysis Literacy (MoDAL) is a state-funded professional development project for secondary mathematics teachers in Idaho. About 250 teachers have completed week-long MoDAL Summer Institutes, leading to dozens of classroom activities completed by tens of thousands of Idaho children.

2018 MoDAL Institute, June 25-28, 2018


Curve Fitting Workshop (Grades 10-12)

Instructors: Lindsey Yundt, Abe Wallin, Marti Dinkleman

Expressions & Equations Workshop (Grades 6-9)

Instructors: Michele Carney, Gwyn Hughes

Storytelling with Data Workshop (Grades 9-12)

Instructors: Joe Champion, Jerod Morehouse

Bivariate Data & Linear Modeling Workshop (Grades 6-9)

Instructors: Ramey Uriarte, Shelly Wray, Julie Amador

Students’ Reasoning about Functions Workshop (Grades 6-HS)

(July 6-7 + 2 days online) Instructors: Laurie Cavey,  Tatia Totorica

2017 MoDAL Institute

At what age did you decide to become a teacherIn June 2017, about 150 Idaho teachers completed one of five workshops led by leading local mathematics educators.


2016 MoDAL Institute – Data & Statistics Workshop

In Summers of 2016 & 2017, more than 100 Idaho teachers have worked through these activities during the summer, and then taught adapted lessons for their classroom.