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A classroom scenario for professional learning in statistics


Watson, J, A classroom scenario for professional learning in statistics, Proceedings of the 26th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc., 11-13 July 2017, Canberra, Australia, pp. 133-141. ISBN 978-1-875900-80-0 (2017) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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The aim of this workshop is to trial a professional learning activity developed as part of the Reframing Mathematical Futures II Project (RMIT and AAMT). The activity models a classroom lesson based on three of the Big Ideas underpinning statistics: Variation, Expectation, and Distribution. The lesson is created with cartoon characters in PowerPoint. Using student responses from research, participating teachers view the classroom interaction and discuss how the classroom teacher could scaffold studentsí progress. This is followed by the use of an Australian open data set to illustrate the Big Ideas in a related authentic context.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:teacher professional learning, statistics, learning progression
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Watson, J (Professor Jane Watson)
ID Code:123167
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-12-19
Last Modified:2019-03-05
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