Developing a Model to Describe the Use of Context Knowledge in Data Explorations
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This study aimed to examine the role knowledge of context plays in supporting or interfering with middle school students' statistical thinking. A model of context knowledge use was developed based on a model of context support developed by Beck, McKeown and McCaslin (1983) to describe students' use of context knowledge. The results of the study showed that students' use of context knowledge fell into three categories.
ICOTS 7 Proceedings