Promoting Statistical Literacy Through Data Modelling in the Early School Years

English, Lyn D. (2014) Promoting Statistical Literacy Through Data Modelling in the Early School Years. In Chernoff, Egan J. & Sriraman, Bharath (Eds.) Probabilistic Thinking : Presenting Plural Perspectives. Springer Netherlands, pp. 441-457.

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Abstract

This chapter addresses data modelling as a means of promoting statistical literacy in the early grades. Consideration is first given to the importance of increasing young children’s exposure to statistical reasoning experiences and how data modelling can be a rich means of doing so. Selected components of data modelling are then reviewed, followed by a report on some findings from the third-year of a three-year longitudinal study across grades one through three.

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ID Code: 69643
Item Type: Book Chapter
Funders: ARC
Keywords: Data modelling, Statistical reasoning, Statistical literacy, Data representation, Metarepresentational competence, Conceptual competence, Analogical reasoning, Problem solving, Problem posing, Young children
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-7155-0_23
ISBN: 9789400771543
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
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Deposited On: 02 Apr 2014 02:06
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2016 15:13

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