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Sloan, James E. – Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation, 2006
The purpose of this study was to determine what, or part of what, makes academic success probable or improbable for a student. The core research question was, Which practices, characteristics, and circumstances of students, families, schools, school districts, and communities tend to give Maine students a higher probability of meeting state…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Probability, Academic Standards, State Standards
Nisbet, Steven – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2003
This paper explores the role of organising data in representing numerical data in an organised way--a skill which does not come naturally to most students. Grade 6 children were given a series of lessons on organising data and then representing the data graphically. It was found that after instruction, more students were able to reorganise the…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, World Affairs, Grade 6, Foreign Countries