Recent Submissions

  • Compairing means 

    Leavy, Aisling; McMahon, Aine; Hourigan, Mairead (Irish National Teachers Organisation, 2012)
    A classroom mathematical exploration of the mean In this article, we outline a series of explorations with data, spanning between 3 and 5 lessons, to develop conceptual understanding of the mean. These explorations were ...
  • Children as data detectives 

    Leavy, Aisling; Hourigan, Mairead; McMahon, Aine (Irish National Teachers Organisation, 2012)
    Transforming the teaching of data Is your experience of teaching data less than exciting? Do you think there is more to teaching data than making bar charts of children’s favourite colours? And pictograms of modes of ...
  • Counting creatures: exploring data with infants 

    Leavy, Aisling; Hourigan, Mairead; McMahon, Aine (INTO, 2012)
  • Crime scene investigation in the classroom 

    Hourigan, Mairead; Leavy, Aisling; McMahon, Aine (Irish National Teachers Organisation, 2012)
    The strand unit of Representing and Interpreting Data (Primary School Mathematics Curriculum, 1999) sets out objectives which emphasise the need for children to experience genuine data investigations. Investigations may ...