A comparison of the statistics curriculum for children aged 5-11 in Britain, Canada and the U.S.A.


Book: 
The Second International Conference on Teaching Statistics, 1986
Authors: 
Pereira-Mendoza, L.
Editors: 
Davidson, R., & Swift, J.
Category: 
Pages: 
40-45
Year: 
1986
Publisher: 
The Second International Committee on Teaching Statistics
Place: 
Victoria, B.C.
Abstract: 

This paper will concentrate on the role of statistics in the curriculum for the 5-11 age group. It is in the early years of schooling that the conceptual foundation is laid on which the secondary and tersary phases of a student's education are built. A brief overview of what and when certain topics are currently taught in the elementary schools in Britain, Canada, and the USA is presented.