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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 ...
Using architecture as a context to enhance students’ understanding of symmetry
(AAMT [Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers], 2011)
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 ...
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 ...