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ERIC Number: EJ1087567
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0141-982X
Crime Scenes and Mystery Players! Using Driving Questions to Support the Development of Statistical Literacy
Leavy, Aisling; Hourigan, Mairead
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v38 n1 p29-35 Spr 2016
We argue that the development of statistical literacy is greatly supported by engaging students in carrying out statistical investigations. We describe the use of driving questions and interesting contexts to motivate two statistical investigations. The PPDAC cycle is use as an organizing framework to support the process statistical investigation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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