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Indexing distributions of data: preservice teachers’ notions of representativeness (Pre-published version)
The purpose of the study was to identify strategies used by preservice elementary teachers to index distributions of data. A secondary purpose of the study was to investigate whether representational form influenced the ...
Staticical preparation of teachers: preservice elementary teachers (PSTs) conceptions of distributions of data – thinking about measure of center and variability
(PME-NA [Psychology of Mathematics Education - North America], 2011)
Prior research investigating PSTs’ statistical thinking is sparse, yet teacher educators need to know how best to prepare future teachers for their work and given the increasing importance of STEM education we need teachers ...
Children as data detectives
(INTO [Irish National Teachers Organisation], 2012)
Transforming the teaching of data Is your experience of teaching data less than exciting? Do you think there is more to teaching data than making bar charts of children’s favourite colours? And pictograms of modes of ...
Gifted students’ understanding of statistics: analysis of data arising from a small group teaching experiment
The principal objective of the study was to gain insight into cognitive processes related to three gifted students’ understanding of data. Small group teaching experiment methodology was used to uncover students’ understanding ...
Coordinating student learning and teacher activity – The case of Savannah: Motivating an understanding of representativeness through examination of distributions of data
(St. Patrick's College, Dublin, 2007)
This research study investigated the measures chosen by five 4th to 8th grade students when selecting statistical measures to describe distributions of data. Over the course of eight weeks of instruction, individual teaching ...
Identifying the mystery player: Comparing body measurement data of the Irish soccer and rugby teams
(INTO [Irish National Teacher's Organisation], 2014)