Collecting and analyzing real data in the elementary school classroom


Book: 
New Directions for Elementary School Mathematics
Authors: 
Russell, S. J., & Friel, S. N.
Editors: 
Trafton, P. R., & Shulte, A. P.
Type: 
Category: 
Pages: 
134-148
Year: 
1989
Publisher: 
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Place: 
Reston, VA
URL: 
RISE
Abstract: 

We shall present four important areas in teaching data analysis: the selection of problems and data sets; the critical concepts underlying the process of data analysis; the development of pupils' facility with a range of representations, including the role of technology; and the management of data analysis activities in the classroom.