In this chapter learning experiences that teachers need in order to develop their ability to think and reason statistically are described. It is argued that teacher courses should be designed around five major themes: developing understanding of key statistical concepts; developing the ability to explore and learn from data; developing statistical argumentation; using formative assessment; and learning to understand students’ reasoning.
- Formative Assessment
- Pedagogical Content Knowledge
- Statistical Reasoning
- Enquiry Cycle
- Statistical Argumentation
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Pfannkuch, M., Ben-Zvi, D. (2011). Developing Teachers’ Statistical Thinking. In: Batanero, C., Burrill, G., Reading, C. (eds) Teaching Statistics in School Mathematics-Challenges for Teaching and Teacher Education. New ICMI Study Series, vol 14. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-1131-0_31
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