Revista latinoamericana de investigación en matemática educativa
versão On-line ISSN 2007-6819
versão impressa ISSN 1665-2436
YUMI KATAOKA, Verónica et al. 2nd grade primary school statistics education in Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil: evaluation and intervention. Relime [online]. 2011, vol.14, n.2, pp.233-263. ISSN 2007-6819.
During the 1st stage of this paper, an evaluation was carried out of the teaching of statistics in second grade primary school by means of interviews with 21 mathematics teachers in schools in Lavras, MG. Most of the teachers had studied the discipline of statistics during their training. Despite this fact, when dealing with statistical concepts, they do so in a strictly descriptive way, with excessive formality and no context. During the 2nd stage, 3 pedagogical sessions were provided in order to discuss various statistical and probability concepts with teachers by applying teaching sequences. By the end, a maturing and adaptation of statistical reasoning was observed in the teachers but the need to plan more courses and workshops in relation to basic statistical concepts was confirmed in order to promote statistical literacy in students.
Palavras-chave : Basic Teaching II; Statistical Literacy; Mathematics Teachers; Statistical Reasoning; Statistical Education.