Foundations in Probability to Support Statistical Reasoning

Presented by:

Hollylynne Stohl Lee, North Carolina State University; and Todd Lee, Elon University

02:00pm - 02:30pm Eastern Standard Time, February 9th, 2010


A model for probabilistic reasoning will be discussed that may support students' statistical reasoning. The development of the model and instructional implications are based on theoretical considerations and empirical results from work with middle grades students. Significant time for discussion is planned to get reactions to the model as well as to discuss aspects of probability that participants believe are foundational to building statistical literacy or reasoning.