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This is a session of Topic 2: Statistics education at the school level

(Thursday 15th, 14:00-16:00)

Using technology at school level to enhance statistical understanding



Technology has been an integral part of high school classroom statistics lessons for decades but has changed dramatically over time with the development of a plethora of new software and hardware. This session will look at innovative ways that high school teachers are currently using technology in their classrooms to engage and teach their students, including the use of smart boards and exploring the CensusAtSchool database.


PaperTitlePresenter(s) / Author(s)
2D1Statistical software for teaching: relevant, appropriate and affordableStewart Andrews (United Kingdom)
2D2Enhancing students’ inferential reasoning: from hands on to “movie snapshots”Pip Arnold (New Zealand)
Maxine Pfannkuch (New Zealand)
2D3Fathom that!: an ethnography of the use of interactive data analysis software in a statistics class of a high school serving low-income studentsVishakha Parvate (United States)
2D4Using data to make sense of statistics: the role of technology in scaffolding understandingGail Burrill (United States)