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ERIC Number: EJ627062
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1442-3901
Preservice Mathematics Teachers' Understanding of Sampling: Intuition or Mathematics.
Watson, Jane
Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, v2 p121-35 2000
Considers 33 preservice secondary mathematics teachers' solutions to a famous sampling problem with particular interest on the use of intuition and/or formal mathematics in reaching a conclusion. Considers the relationship of solution strategy to students' background in formal mathematics and gender. Discusses implications for teaching statistics at both secondary and preservice teacher education levels. (Contains 13 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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