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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 ...
Teacher competences: a core challenge for teacher educators
(Department of Education and Skills, 2009)
This paper recognises that Irish educationalists need to assert and debate the values, knowledge, skills and attitudes that our teachers should acquire, while recognising the limitations of any rubric to describe the essence ...
Lois Pó Corca Dhuibhne
(Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2000)
Mentors, Not Models: supporting teachers to be empowered in an Irish context
(Symposium Journals, 2009)
This article explores the values and perceptions of Irish mentor teachers who have been involved in mentoring novice teachers. While situating this research within the historical context of the teaching profession in the ...
Religious education and the public sphere
(The Furrow:A Journal for the Contemporary Church:Maynooth, 2006)
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 ...
Insights into informal inferential reasoning in the primary classroom
(IPMS [International Programme in the Mathematical Sciences], 2009)
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 ...