ERIC Number: EJ717683
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb-1
Reference Count: 0
Using Research Projects to Help Develop High School Students' Statistical Thinking
Groth, Randall E.; Powell, Nancy N.
Mathematics Teacher, v97 n2 p106 Feb 2004
While helping high school students develop statistical thinking, teachers need to engage them in all phases of investigative cycle. Students should master some of the nonmathematical elements of the cycle involved in identifying a problem, creating a plan of attack and gathering necessary data.
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Research, Research Projects, Problem Solving, Data Collection, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502. Web site: http://www.nctm.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A