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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 ...
Using architecture as a context to enhance students' understanding of symmetry
(AAMT [Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers], 2017)
Working within the context of a contest to find the most beautiful tourist attraction in the world, Year 5 students investigate the most symmetric building from a short-list of three iconic buildings. This involves ...
Facilitating inquiry based learning in mathematics teacher education
(SMEC [Science and Mathematics Education Conference], 2010)
A driving question in teacher education centers on how to help prospective teachers become expert teachers. The absence of a shared professional curriculum to prepare teachers to teach mathematics combined with the difficulty ...
Review of the Droichead teacher induction pilot programme (Working Paper)
(ESRI [Economic & Social Research Institute], 2015)
The Droichead pilot programme is designed to provide whole-school support for teacher induction. The programme is innovative in being led at school level, by a Professional Support Team (PST) consisting of the principal, ...
"ESRI research reviews new support programme for newly qualified teachers"
(ESRI [Economic & Social Research Institute], 2016)
A new research report, ‘Review of the Droichead Teacher Induction Pilot Programme’, was published today by the ESRI and the Teaching Council,providing an in-depth examination of a new approach to teacher induction in primary ...
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 ...
Next steps in statistics education: identifying teacher professional development needs for teaching the data analysis component of primary level mathematics
(IASE [International Association of Statistics Education], 2009)
This study reveals the pedagogical decision making undertaken when designing instruction for primary level statistics. We report on the activity of five groups of preservice teachers when engaging in Lesson Study and ...
Lesson study in teacher preparation: driving inquiry and teacher noticing
(WALS [World Association of Lesson Studies], 2018)
Abstract: Applying results of statistics education research to teaching statistics in Irish primary schools (Pre-published version)
(ISI [International Statistical Institute], 2011)
In this research paper we explore the relationship between pre-service teachers' secondary mathematics scores and their readiness for teaching the new data analysis curriculum in Irish primary schools. Next we explore the ...