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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, ...
Preface: statistics in early childhood and primary education
(Springer Nature, 2018)
Getting the balance right: the equals sign
(INTO [Irish National Teacher's Organisation], 2011)
Much of the number work carried out in primary classrooms contains elements of algebraic reasoning. In fact, equals sign work in junior and senior infants underpins much of the algebraic reasoning used in later years. In ...
Budding architects: Exploring the designs of pyramids and prisms
(AAMT [Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers], 2015)
The context of students as architects is used to examine the similarities and differences between prisms and pyramids. Leavy and Hourigan use the Van Hiele Model as a tool to support teachers to develop expectations for ...
Counting creatures: Exploring data with infants
(INTO [Irish National Teachers Organisation], 2012)
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 algebra in the primary classroom: Functions, the function machine
(NCE-MSTL [National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning], University of Limerick, 2012)
Primary mathematics teacher education: Teaching at the heart of learning
(SMEC [Science and Mathematics Education Conference], 2012)
In this presentation we use the theme of teaching at the heart of learning to illustrate the opportunities for pre-service teacher learning. The presentation reports on the outcomes of classroom based inquiry in primary ...
Practical problems: using literature to teach statistics
(NCTM [National Council of Teachers of Mathematics], 2016)
Prospective primary teachers understandings of graphicacy (Pre-published version)
(Springer Verlag [Germany], 2016)
This paper reports on the statistical knowledge of 456 entry-level, prospective teachers relating to data representation. We report on the responses of participants to three items sourced from the OECD Programme for ...