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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 ...
'If you're doubting yourself then, what's the fun in that?' an exploration of why prospective secondary mathematics teachers perceive statistics as difficult
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Most research into prospective secondary mathematics teachers’ attitudes towards statistics indicates generally positive attitudes but a perception that statistics is difficult to learn. These perceptions of statistics as ...
A path analysis of the relationship among critical motivational variables and achievement in reform-oriented mathematics curriculum
This study investigated the relationship among critical motivational variables and mathematics achievement as middle grades students engaged in a reform-oriented curriculum, Mathematics in Context. We tested 327 students ...
Review of the droichead teacher induction pilot programme
(The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), 2016)
An examination of concepts of school readiness among parents and educators in Ireland
(Department of Children and Youth Affairs [Ireland], 2016)
Scholarly electronic journals: economic and technical issues
(Arizona State University, College of Education, 2000)
In this paper we discuss scholarly communication and the emergence of electronic journals. Scholarly electronic journals are expanding their influence. Currently, about 70 peer-reviewed scholarly journals in education are ...
Introduction to the papers of TWG05: probability and statistics education
(CERME (Conference of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education), 2015)
TWG gathered 37 participants from 16 countries. 22 papers and 11 posters were accepted. We started with two ice-breaker activities. The first one allowed participants to introduce themselves. During the second activity, ...
Insights into the approaches of young children when making informal inferences about data
(CERME (Conference of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education), 2017)
There is growing awareness of the statistical reasoning abilities of young children. In this study the informal inferential reasoning skills of a class of 5-6 year old children are examined as they reason about data in the ...
Teaching statistics at the primary level: identifying obstacles and challenges in teacher preparation from looking at teaching
(ICOTS (International Conference on Teaching Statistics), 2010)
Preparing preservice primary teachers to teach statistics is a complex endeavor. The challenge is to enrich content knowledge, advance pedagogical understandings, and develop the types of thinking and dispositions necessary ...