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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 ...
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 ...