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Jones, Graham A.

Exploring Probability in School

Jones, Graham A. - Exploring Probability in School, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Graham A. Jones

Section I.Perspectives on Probability and Probability Education

2. The Nature of Chance and Probability
Carmen Batanero, Michel Henry, Bernard Parzysz

3. Towards "Probability Literacy" for all Citizens: Building Blocks and Instructional Dilemmas
Iddo Gal

4. An Overview of Research into the Teaching and Learning of Probability
Graham A. Jones, Carol A. Thornton

Section II.Teaching and Learning Probability in the Elementary School

5. Characteristics of Elementary School Students' Probabilistic Reasoning
Cynthia W. Langrall, Edward S. Mooney

6. Combinatorics and the Development of Children's Combinatorial Reasoning
Lyn D. English

Section III.Teaching and Learning Probability in the Middle School

7. The Probabilistic Reasoning of Middle School Students
Jane Watson

8. How do Teachers Foster Students' Understanding of Probability?
Dave Pratt

9. Dealing with Compound Events
Mokaeane V. Polaki

10. How Can Teachers Build Notions of Conditional Probability and Independence?
James E. Tarr, John K. Lannin

Section IV.Teaching and Learning Probability in the High School

11. What is the Nature of High School Students' Conceptions and Misconceptions About Probability?
Carmen Batanero, Ernesto Sanchez

12. Probability and Statistical Inference: How Can Teachers Enable Learners to Make the Connection?
Maxine Pfannkuch

Section V.Teachers and Probability

13. Teaching and Learning the Mathematization of Uncertainty: Historical, Cultural, Social and Political Contexts
Brian Greer, Swapna Mukhopadhyay

14. Assessing Probabilistic Thinking and Reasoning
Flavia Jolliffe

15. Probability in Teacher Education and Development
Hollylynne Stohl

16. Reflections
Graham A. Jones

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Keywords: EDUCATION / General EDU000000

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387245300

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