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

(Friday 18th, 13:45-15:45)

Secondary school statistics education: ages 13 +



In recent years, in many countries statistics and data analysis become an essential part of the secondary school curriculum. For this reason, conceptions of a statistics curriculum in secondary schools that promote central statistical ideas and facilitate students’ statistical learning are of an increasing importance. Further, due to the increasing importance of statistics in secondary schools, there is still a need for research in this field focusing on statistics teachers, classroom practices or students’ learning. This session will look on both conceptions of a secondary statistics curriculum, and research into specific aspects of secondary statistics education.


PaperTitlePresenter / Co-author(s)
2C1On the delicate relation between informal statistical inference and formal statistical inferenceRolf Biehler (Germany)
2C2High school (ages 14 – 18) students’ understanding of statisticsCatherine Case (United States)
Steve Foti (United States)
Tim Jacobbe (United States)
Douglas Whitaker (United States)
2C3Teaching statistics at secondary education in Italy: some issues on large scale standardized test resultsStefania Mignani (Italy)
M Gabriella Ottaviani (Italy)
Robert Ricci (Italy)
2C4Analysis of teachers’ understanding of covariation in the Vitruvian Man contextIrene Cazorla (Brazil)
Cláudia Borim da Silva (Brazil)
Verônica Yumi Kataoka (Brazil)