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Sharma, Sashi; Sharma, Shweta; Doyle, Phil; Marcelo, Louis; Kumar, Daniel – Teachers and Curriculum, 2021
Learning about probability can pose difficulties for students at all levels. Performing probability experiments using games can encourage students to develop understandings of probability grounded in real events. In this reflective paper, we explore the thinking of a group of students and teachers as they reasoned about experimental and…
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Probability, Educational Games, Learning Activities
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Sanchal, Anantika; Sharma, Sashi – Teachers and Curriculum, 2017
This study investigated the impact on Year 10 students' attitudes towards mathematics when learning mathematics in a sporting context. A closed ended, self-reported questionnaire with Likert type statements was used to collect data. Individual statements were analysed by comparing the percentage of students agreeing or disagreeing pre-teaching and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Grade 9
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Hawera Ngarewa; Wright, Noeline; Sharma, Sashi – Teachers and Curriculum, 2017
One issue in mathematics initial teacher education (ITE) is how to best support students to use digital technologies (DTs) to enhance their teaching of mathematics. While most ITE students are probably using DTs on a daily basis for personal use, they are often unfamiliar with using them for educative purposes in New Zealand primary school…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Education, Educational Technology
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Kele, Andriane; Sharma, Sashi – Teachers and Curriculum, 2014
Students' beliefs and attitudes can impact on their mathematics learning and performance. Yet, there appears to be minimal literature that deals with the educational implications of this dimension. This paper focuses on the beliefs of Year 12 Solomon Islands students in mathematics learning. The students' beliefs are analysed and themes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Beliefs
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Sharma, Sashi – Teachers and Curriculum, 2005
Concerns about students' difficulties in statistical reasoning led to a study which explored year 11 (14 to 16 year-olds) students' ideas in this area. The study focussed on sampling variability, probability, descriptive statistics and graphical representations. This paper presents and discusses the ways in which students made sense of sampling…
Descriptors: High School Students, Sampling, Statistics, Probability