This paper is from Session 2J: Active-learning approach for statistics in school education
which comes under Topic 2: Statistics education at the school level
Paper 2J1 (Thursday 12th, 11:00-12:30)
Using Box-and-Whisker Plot in Problem Solving Learning
- Kimie Kazama (Fukui University, Japan)
- Chieko Matsumoto (Fukui University, Japan)
In Japan, the new national guideline for school education was addressed in March 2017. The main object of this reform was a promotion of statistics education. In November 2017, we conducted a survey concerning junior high school Japanese teachers' understanding of statistics education. As a result, it has revealed that their understanding of the aim of the guidelines is weak. For that reason, we propose our class teaching plan on solving problems with "Box whisker plots" which is newly included in the junior high school courses, and we show some points of guidance through practical lessons.