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Mathematics Education Research

In addition to the research on learning and understanding statistical ideas, several studies on methods of improving students' general mathematical competence have relevance for teaching statistics. Many of these studies appear in reviews by Romberg and Carpenter (1986) and Silver (1990) and help reinforce and extend the research on statistical learning. The relevant findings are summarized below:

All of these results may be relevant to learning specifically statistical ideas.
Wed Jun 29 13:57:26 EDT 1994