It's a Home Run! Using Mathematical Discourse to Support the Learning of Statistics
Kathleen Himmelberger, Daniel Schwartz
November 2007, Volume 101, Issue 4, Page 250
Examples of how to encourage productive mathematical discourse in a classroom, using group work and discussion to develop a deeper understanding of mathematical topics and preparing them for greater learning experiences. Examples from a unit on variability show that students gain long-lasting insight into the structure and purpose of statistical formulas. The activity sheet for the discussed example is included, along with sample student work.
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