Graham A. Jones's Exploring Probability in School: Challenges for Teaching and PDF

By Graham A. Jones

ISBN-10: 0387245294

ISBN-13: 9780387245294

Exploring likelihood in School offers a brand new point of view into study at the educating and studying of chance. It creates this angle via spotting and analysing the distinctive demanding situations confronted via lecturers and novices in modern study rooms the place likelihood has lately develop into a mainstream a part of the curriculum from early early life via highschool. The authors of the e-book speak about the character of likelihood, examine the which means of probabilistic literacy, and think about scholar entry to strong rules in likelihood in the course of the effortless, center, and highschool years. furthermore, they gather and examine research-based pedagogical wisdom for academics that could improve the training of likelihood all through those tuition years.

With the book’s wealthy program of chance learn to lecture room perform, it's going to not just be crucial interpreting for researchers and graduate scholars fascinated about chance schooling; it is going to additionally catch the curiosity of academic coverage makers, curriculum body of workers, instructor educators, and teachers.

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