Focus in High School Mathematics
Language: en
Pages: 111
Authors: Michael Shaughnessy, Beth L. Chance, Henry Kranendonk
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: National Council of Teachers of

Reasoning about and making sense of statistics and probability are essential to students’ future success. This volume belongs to a series that supports NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for making reasoning and sense making part of the mathematics experiences of all
Statistics and Probability in High School
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Carmen Batanero, Manfred Borovcnik
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-27 - Publisher: Springer

Statistics and probability are fascinating fields, tightly interwoven with the context of the problems which have to be modelled. The authors demonstrate how investigations and experiments provide promising teaching strategies to help high-school students acquire statistical and probabilistic literacy. In the first chapter the authors put into practice the following
Exploring Probability in School
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Graham A. Jones
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-30 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Exploring Probability in School provides a new perspective into research on the teaching and learning of probability. It creates this perspective by recognizing and analysing the special challenges faced by teachers and learners in contemporary classrooms where probability has recently become a mainstream part of the curriculum from early childhood
New Directions in Two-Year College Mathematics
Language: en
Pages: 491
Authors: Donald J. Albers, Stephen B. Rodi, Ann E. Watkins
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

by Donald J. Albers ix INTRODUCTION In July of 1984 the first national conference on mathematics education in two-year colleges was held at Menlo College. The conference was funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Two-year colleges account for more than one-third of all undergraduate enrollments in mathematics, and more
The First Sourcebook on Asian Research in Mathematics Education - 2 Volumes
Language: en
Pages: 1798
Authors: Bharath Sriraman, Jinfa Cai, Kyeonghwa Lee, Lianghuo Fan, Yoshinori Shimizu, Chap Sam Lim, K. Subramaniam
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-01 - Publisher: IAP

Mathematics and Science education have both grown in fertile directions in different geographic regions. Yet, the mainstream discourse in international handbooks does not lend voice to developments in cognition, curriculum, teacher development, assessment, policy and implementation of mathematics and science in many countries. Paradoxically, in spite of advances in information