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Technological Tools in the Introductory Statistics Classroom: Effects on Student Understanding of Inferential Statistics
International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (April 2004) pp. 265–297
While technology has become an integral part of introductory statistics courses, the programs typically employed are professional packages designed primarily for data analysis rather than for learning. Findings from several studies suggest that use...
Online Communities of Practice Enhancing Statistics Instruction: The European Project EarlyStatistics
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 pp. 113–122
Acknowledging the fact that teachers are at the heart of any educational reform effort, the European Union funded project EarlyStatistics aims to enrich European children's learning of statistics by offering their mathematics teachers a high-quality ...
Statistics Education Research Journal Vol. 7, No. 2 (November 2008) pp. 83–106
This paper focuses on developing students' informal inference skills, reporting on how a group of third grade students formulated and evaluated data-based inferences using the dynamic statistics data-visualization environment TinkerPlots[TM] (Konold ...
Enhancing In-Service Primary Teachers' Technological, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge on Mobile Mathematics Learning
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2019) pp. 1–18
This article reports on the main insights from a study aimed at equipping a group of in-service teachers with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to effectively integrate tablet devices within the mathematics curriculum. A...
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers Vol. 33, No. 1 (2011) pp. 2–8
We provide an overview of "EarlyStatistics," an online professional development course in statistics education targeting European elementary and middle school teachers. The course facilitates intercultural collaboration of teachers using...
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 21, No. 3 (2016) pp. 379–399
The paper reports the main insights from a study aimed at equipping a group of pre-service teachers with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to effectively integrate educational games within the mathematics curriculum. An...
RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal Vol. 9, No. 1 (Jan 18, 2012)
The affordances offered by modern Internet technologies provide new opportunities for the pre-service and in-service training of mathematics teachers, making it possible to overcome the restrictions of shrinking resources and geographical locations, ...
Integrating Mobile Devices in the Mathematics Curriculum: A Case Study of a Primary School in Cyprus
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2019) pp. 19–37
The case study took place in a primary school in Cyprus (student ages 6-12), which implemented a two-year multifaceted professional development program aimed at the effective integration of tablet technologies within the mathematics curriculum. The...
Engineering Attractiveness in the European Educational Environment: Can Distance Education Approaches Make a Difference?
Education Sciences Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018)
The recent phenomenon of worldwide declining enrolments in engineering-related degrees has led to the gradual decrease in the number of engineering graduates. This decrease occurs at a time of increasing demand in the labour market for highly...
Differentiation of Teaching and Learning Mathematics: An Action Research Study in Tertiary Education
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 44, No. 3 (2013) pp. 332–349
Diversity and differentiation within our classrooms, at all levels of education, is nowadays a fact. It has been one of the biggest challenges for educators to respond to the needs of all students in such a mixed-ability classroom. Teachers'...